ingratiate ( ingratiates 3rd person present) ( ingratiating present participle) ( ingratiated past tense & past participle ) If someone tries to ingratiatethemselves with you, they do things to try and make you like them. verb
Many politicians are trying to ingratiate themselves with her. V pron-refl with n, Also V pron-refl
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be a yes man, blandish, brown-nose (taboo slang) crawl, curry favour, fawn, flatter, get in with, get on the right side of, grovel, insinuate oneself, keep (someone) sweet, kiss (someone's) ass (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang) lick someone's arse (taboo slang) lick (someone's) boots, pander to, play up to, rub (someone) up the right way (informal) seek the favour (of someone), suck up to (informal) toady, worm oneself into (someone's) favour
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