Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Wordy Wednesday!


This weeks Wordy Wednesday word is;

Blandishment


- An action that entices, flatters or coaxes.
- Speech that entices, flatters or coaxes.

This word comes from the Latin 'Blandiri' which means to soothe or flatter, it would have entered English sometime in the 1500's.

'She had been talking to him for what felt like hours, but Rosie's blandishment had had no effect on James, who was still as miserable as ever and no more willing to follow her advice than he had been before he had landed himself in such a mess.' 

Challenge;


Comment a short piece of prose, flash fiction, or even just a sentence, using this word. It would be great to see what you come up with!

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