To subdue; to pacify; to soothe.
ETYM Latin adulatus, p. p. of adulari.
To flatter in an obsequious manner.
1. To flatter with kind words or affectionate actions; to caress; to cajole.
2. To make agreeable and enticing.
To flatter and coax; to cajole
To flatter with the intention of getting something; SYN. brown-nose.
To charm or beguile with lavish flattery or praise.
To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe. SYN. To wheedle; cajole; flatter; persuade; entice.
To praise somewhat dishonestly; SYN. blandish.
To gloss over; to palliate
Sinonimi: lather | lather
1. To cover with soap; SYN. lather.
2. To rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning; SYN. lather.
To cause to feel better
Sinonimi: cajole | palaver | blarney | coax | sweet-talk | inveigle
To influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; SYN. cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle.