One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Seeing my annoyance, she smiled uneasily under her mask and wiggled her fingers ingratiatingly over at me.’
- ‘Jane, the heroine, devises a theory that is marketed to the viewer as revolutionary, when it is quite a stretch to describe it as more than ingratiatingly goofy.’
- ‘The man behind the desk smiled ingratiatingly and raised his eyebrows for my request.’
- ‘Who would not prefer a youngster to an adult who smiles ingratiatingly at you and then promptly turns to another customer?’
- ‘Hugh is always ingratiatingly Hugh, but I imagine that Daniel disappears into each role and doesn't give a damn whether you like him or not.’
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