Example sentences for: ingratiate

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Take on pro bono work (at least you'll ingratiate yourself with the partner who does pro bono)."


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