Definition of Blandishes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of blandish) ¹



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Definition of Blandishes

1. blandish [v] - See also: blandish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blandishes

blandations
blander
blandest
blandified
blandifies
blandify
blandifying
blandiloquence
blandiloquent
blandiloquently
blandiose
blandish
blandished
blandisher
blandishers
blandishes (current term)
blandishing
blandishments
blandly
blandness
blandnesses
blands
blank
blank canvas
blank canvases
blank check
blank check company
blank checks

Literary usage of Blandishes

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1. Epea Ptepoenta, Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke (1806)
"H. Oh, my dear sir, the wise men of this world know full well that the family of the blandishes^) are universal favourites. Good breeding and policy direct ..."

2. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers (1887)
"Cumberland, who belonged to the family of the blandishes, be- praised Priestley to his face, and after he had left the party, spoke of him very ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"O'erwhelm thy speech, in woman's blind revenge Gave all' But turn your, eyes to Heaven (Hi- lifts and blandishes his ..."

4. Sophocles: with English notes by Sophocles, Fredericus H. M. Blaydes, Frederick Apthorp Paley (1859)
"... ó<i,<V"V oír В. Т. V. ' Certainly, as she nears me, she welcomes (blandishes) me cheerfully with her eyes.' Schneid, compares Aesch. ..."

5. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1885)
"iJ 6 X j- -a' A dissembler ; a deceiver ; (K ;) one who blandishes, soothes, or wheedles, one with his words, • X 0 and deceives him. (ТА. ..."

6. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers.: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, Alexander Dyce, William Maltby (1856)
"Cumberland, who belonged to the family of the blandishes, be- praised Priestley to his face, and after he had left the party, spoke of him very ..."

7. Epea Ptepoenta, Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke (1806)
"H. Oh, my dear sir, the wise men of this world know full well that the family of the blandishes^) are universal favourites. Good breeding and policy direct ..."

8. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers (1887)
"Cumberland, who belonged to the family of the blandishes, be- praised Priestley to his face, and after he had left the party, spoke of him very ..."

9. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"O'erwhelm thy speech, in woman's blind revenge Gave all' But turn your, eyes to Heaven (Hi- lifts and blandishes his ..."

10. Sophocles: with English notes by Sophocles, Fredericus H. M. Blaydes, Frederick Apthorp Paley (1859)
"... ó<i,<V"V oír В. Т. V. ' Certainly, as she nears me, she welcomes (blandishes) me cheerfully with her eyes.' Schneid, compares Aesch. ..."

11. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1885)
"iJ 6 X j- -a' A dissembler ; a deceiver ; (K ;) one who blandishes, soothes, or wheedles, one with his words, • X 0 and deceives him. (ТА. ..."

12. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers.: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, Alexander Dyce, William Maltby (1856)
"Cumberland, who belonged to the family of the blandishes, be- praised Priestley to his face, and after he had left the party, spoke of him very ..."

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