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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.
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|Adj.||1.||ingratiating - capable of winning favor; "with open arms and an ingratiating smile"|
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
|2.||ingratiating - calculated to please or gain favor; "a smooth ingratiating manner"|
flattering - showing or representing to advantage; "a flattering color"
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adjective sycophantic, servile, obsequious, crawling, humble, flattering, fawning, unctuous, toadying, bootlicking (informal), timeserving His fellow students had found him too ingratiating.
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ingratiating[ɪnˈgreɪʃɪeɪtɪŋ] ADJ [smile, speech] → obsequioso; [person] → halagador, congraciador, zalamero
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ingratiating[ɪnˈgreɪʃieɪtɪŋ] adj [smile, speech] → doucereux/euse; [person] → doucereux/euse
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