Search Result for "ingratiated": 

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ingratiate \In*gra"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingratiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Ingratiating.] [Pref. in- in + L. gratia. See Grace.] [1913 Webster] 1. To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; -- used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought. [1913 Webster] Lysimachus . . . ingratiated himself both with Philip and his pupil. --Budgell. [1913 Webster] 2. To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; -- followed by to. [Obs.] --Dr. J. Scott. [1913 Webster] What difficulty would it [the love of Christ] not ingratiate to us? --Hammond. [1913 Webster]