Ingratiated
Ingratiate In*gra"ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ingratiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ingratiating}.] [Pref. in- in + L. gratia. See {Grace}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; -- used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought. [1913 Webster]

Lysimachus . . . ingratiated himself both with Philip and his pupil. --Budgell. [1913 Webster]

2. To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; -- followed by to. [Obs.] --Dr. J. Scott. [1913 Webster]

What difficulty would it [the love of Christ] not ingratiate to us? --Hammond. [1913 Webster]


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