Honey-tongued

Hon´ey-tongued`


a.1.Sweet speaking; persuasive; seductive.
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A group of honey-tongued men claiming connections to the government's highest authority is visiting barangays and offering officials the biggest of promises.
The witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare, witness his Venus and Adonis.
Such democracy, they judged, led to fractiousness and instability, with amateur assemblies making unsound decisions based on the manipulative sophistry of honey-tongued orators.
Her tutor Septimus Hodge (an excellent David Rankine) is honey-tongued rake and, crucially for the story, a friend of Lord Byron.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2005: Honey-tongued sharpshooter Billy Bonney Jr.
John McCain repeatedly mocks Condi Rice or any other official who dares to come before him with honey-tongued news from Iraq.
support group for infertile couples run by honey-tongued Southern belle Winnie (a hilariously shrewish Anne Darragh), adoption, test-tubing and other choices are discussed.
And who cares if, like Elizabeth, their only crime was to trust the show's honey-tongued, double-dealing researchers?
This is one of the loveliest, most honey-tongued, and best recorded new discs I've come across in a while.
For nobody, not even the honey-tongued Lawrie McMenemy, could get Le Tissier to play like Ball had done.
When Francis Metes paid tribute to his work in 1598 it was thus: 'so the sweet witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare, witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugared Sonnets among his private friends, etc'.
The compound epithet that he coined to describe Boyet in Love's Labour's Lost was quickly taken up by his contemporaries and applied to the poet-playwright himself, by Meres who in Palladis Tamia claims that 'the sweete wittie soule of Ovid lives in the mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare', and by John Weever, who opens his tribute with the epithet, 'Honie-tong'd Shakespeare, when I saw thine issue / I swore Apollo got them and no other'.