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The dictified word of the day is : blandishment

Blandishment \Blan"dish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF. blandissement.] The act of blandishing; a word or act expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart; soft words and artful caresses; cajolery; allurement. Cowering low with blandishment. --Milton. Attacked by royal smiles, by female blandishments. --Macaulay. web1913
blandishment n 1: flattery intended to persuade [syn: {cajolery}, {palaver}] 2: the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery [syn: {wheedling}] wn

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