BLANDISHMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BLANDISHMENT
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blandishment
 n.  flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
Classic Sentence:
1  Edgewise moved along the oily deck, it operates like a leathern squilgee; and by nameless blandishments, as of magic, allures along with it all impurities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
2  Marius' blandishments, all saturated with fancy, were, so to speak, of azure hue.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
Example Sentence:
1  Despite the salesperson's blandishment, the customer did not buy the outfit.