Definitions for: Blandishment

[n] the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
[n] flattery intended to persuade

Webster (1913) Definition: Blan"dish*ment, n. [Cf. OF. blandissement.]
The act of blandishing; a word or act expressive of affection
or kindness, and tending to win the heart; soft words and
artful caresses; cajolery; allurement.

Cowering low with blandishment. --Milton.

Attacked by royal smiles, by female blandishments.

Synonyms: cajolery, palaver, wheedling

See Also: enticement, flattery, ingratiation, insinuation, temptation

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