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sweet-talk

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery
  • she can sweet-talk her besotted boyfriend into just about anything

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sweet talk

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of sweet talk (Entry 2 of 2)

excessive praise
  • enough of this sweet talk—just give me your honest opinion of my performance

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The first known use of sweet-talk was in 1901

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“Sweet-talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sweet-talk. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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