un ingratiating

ingratiating

[in-grey-shee-ey-ting]
adjective
1.
charming; agreeable; pleasing.
2.
deliberately meant to gain favor: an ingratiating manner.

Origin:
1635–45; ingratiate + -ing2

ingratiatingly, adverb
uningratiating, adjective
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ingratiate
1622, from It. ingraziare "to bring (oneself) into favor," from L. in gratiam "for the favor of," from in- "in" + gratia "favor, grace."
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