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ingratiate

verb     /ɪŋˈɡreɪ.ʃiː.eɪt/ disapproving
ingratiate yourself to make someone like you by praising or trying to please them: He's always trying to ingratiate himself with his boss .Praising insincerely or too eagerly
(Definition of ingratiate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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