Blandiloquence
Blandiloquence Blan*dil"o*quence, n. [L. blandiloquentia; blandus mild + loqui to speak.] Mild, flattering speech. [1913 Webster]

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  • rejoin — verb a) To join again; to unite after separation. The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite. Alluding to the… …   Wiktionary

  • part company — verb a) To end a relationship The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite. Alluding to the encounter he said,… …   Wiktionary

  • blandiloquent — adjective Describing mild, flattering speech See Also: blandiloquence …   Wiktionary

  • Flattery — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Flattery >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 flattery flattery adulation gloze Sgm: N 1 blandishment blandishment blandiloquence Sgm: N 1 cajolery cajolery Sgm: N 1 fawning fawning wheedling & …   English dictionary for students

  • Styles of Speech — Here we have 54 words referring to manners or styles of speaking, words that use the suffix loquent , loquence , or loquy , from Latin loqui (to speak). While in an age of text messaging, public speaking has lost its once vaunted status as a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • adulation — n. Flattery, cajolery, honeyed words, flummery, excessive praise, extravagant compliment, fulsome praise, over laudation, blandishment, blandiloquence, fawning, sycophancy, incense …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fawning — adj 1. servile, slavish, obsequious, Obs. obsequent, subservient, menial, Obs., Rare. vernile; submissive, docile, unassertive, compliant, acquiescent, deferential, Tomish, Uncle Tomish, tractable, mealy mouthed; groveling, crawling, creeping,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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