blarney - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] Irish 

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  1. a friendly way of talking to people and saying nice things about them that makes it easy to persuade people to do what you want
Word story
From the ‘Blarney Stone’, a large stone in Blarney Castle in Ireland. Some people believe that if you ‘kiss the Blarney Stone’ you will be given the ability to persuade people.