Example sentences for: ingratiate

How can you use “ingratiate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Tudjman took advantage of Milosevic's brutality to ingratiate himself with the West.

  • Unlike earlier black comedians, Pryor never tried to ingratiate himself with white audiences or cloak his rage.

  • Also the freeze-frame on her in the classroom, her hand waving in the air like a tentacle, her eye-lid half closed, her lips moving into position for that grin that wants to ingratiate but looks like a grimace.

  • Castro had not displayed any Communist inclinations in the 1950s, and some suggest that US aggression pushed him to ingratiate himself with the powerful Soviet Union and its Eastern block of potential trading partners.

  • But Bettelheim's bogus psychology degree neither did much to ingratiate him with the established psychoanalytic community, nor was it meant to secure him the Orthogenic School directorship, which he at first refused.


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