ingratiatingly


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in·gra·ti·at·ing

 (ĭn-grā′shē-ā′tĭng)
adj.
1. Pleasing; agreeable: "Reading requires an effort.... Print is not as ingratiating as television" (Robert MacNeil).
2. Calculated to please or win favor: an unctuous, ingratiating manner.

in·gra′ti·at′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.ingratiatingly - in a flattering and ingratiating manner; "she behaves ingratiatingly toward her boss"
Translations
benoitementbenoîtement

ingratiatingly

advschmeichlerisch; smilesüßlich
References in classic literature ?
He also bowed and, behind gold eye-glasses, smiled ingratiatingly.
said Kim, recognizing Hurree Babu, who smiled ingratiatingly.
The cat rubbed itself ingratiatingly against her, and she said "Good Pussy," stooped to stroke it and gave it a scrap of meat from her plate.
Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.
White Fang flattened his ears ingratiatingly, but remained where he was, making no attempt to approach.
Miss Lucilla Harris inquired, briskly and ingratiatingly, tapping the counter with both hands.
Obligingly, ingratiatingly, yes sir, of course sir, lop 30% for the gentleman here.
He meant films which are ostensibly satirical but which really flatter the audience by ingratiatingly reinforcing all their prejudices.
He was ingratiatingly contrite about the state he was in.