One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘it took all my Irish blarney to keep us out of court’
blandishments, honeyed words, smooth talk, soft words, flattery, cajolery, coaxing, wheedling, compliments
fulsomeness, simpering, fawning, toadying, ingratiation, currying favour, inveiglement
informal sweet talk, soft soap, smarm, spiel, ego massage, buttering up, cosying up, cuddling up
British informal flannel
NZ Australian informal guyver, smoodging
archaic glozing, lip salve
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