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smooth-talking

adj
confident and persuasive in speech, but possibly insincere or dishonest
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smooth-talking

adjective slick, suave, glib, ingratiating, sycophantic, unctuous, obsequious, smarmy (informal), smooth-tongued, smooth-spoken the smooth-talking cameraman
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The justifiably angry and frustrated Laura Nielson (Joanne Froggatt) - who was drugged and raped by the smooth-talking but ruthless, dangerous and despicable Andrew Earlham (Ioan Gruffudd) - will hopefully soon be able to shout from the rooftops: "Why the hell didn't you believe me earlier?
Those who criticised the 'Martinez Out' banner in the away end at Watford on Saturday have been taken in by a smooth-talking salesman.
Not that I'm suggesting Simon is a smooth-talking chancer who persuades needy middle-aged women to part with their cash.
Speaking ahead of the film's London premiere, Waltz, who plays smooth-talking bounty hunter Dr.
The actor portrayed the smooth-talking spy in several movies during the '70s and '80s, and while he enjoyed the role immensely, he wished he had been able to keep some for keepsakes.
Starring Bernie Nolan alongside Tupele Dorgu, Ali Bastian and Stefan Booth, it's set in the roaring '20s when murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart fight to keep from death row with the help of smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn.
Say ''No'' to the smooth-talking salesman who tries to convince you that your land could make more money with a wind turbine: you may wish to think of your less fortunate neighbours who will suffer the consequences of your greed and get nothing in return.
Too many other vulnerable women are taken for a ride by smooth-talking foreign men who make them feel like a million dollars.
But the jobless "entrepreneur" barely laid a glove on his opponents, and by the end of his boardroom battle with smooth-talking Leon, you were left hoping he would throw the towel in to save himself any more embarrassment.
SMOOTH-TALKING conmen have raked in millions of pounds from West Midland householders duped into buying fake electricity meter top-up credits.
Jake Gyllenhaal is the black sheep from a family of privilege with a smooth-talking style that makes him a hit as a Viagra salesman.
And Angelo's smooth-talking brother Paulie arrives in the Bay and we're sensing trouble doesn't lurk too far behind.