sweet talk

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sweet talk

n. Informal
Flattery; cajolery.

sweet′ talk`


n.
Informal. cajolery; flattery.
[1925–30]

sweet′-talk`



v.t. Informal.
1. to use cajoling words on; flatter.
v.i.
2. to use cajoling words.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet talk - flattery designed to gain favorsweet talk - flattery designed to gain favor  
flattery - excessive or insincere praise
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