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flatter, blandish (verb)
praise somewhat dishonestly
A type of set tool used by blacksmiths.
Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener.
To compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favour
To enhance someone's vanity by praising them
To portray something to advantage.
To convey notions of the facts that are believed to be favorable to the hearer without certainty of the truthfulness of the notions conveyed.