lisonjear

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From lisonja +‎ -ear.

Verb[edit]

lisonjear (first-person singular present lisonjeio, first-person singular preterite lisonjeei, past participle lisonjeado)

  1. to flatter
  2. to butter up

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lisonja +‎ -ear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lisonxeˈaɾ/ [li.sõŋ.xeˈaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: li‧son‧je‧ar

Verb[edit]

lisonjear (first-person singular present lisonjeo, first-person singular preterite lisonjeé, past participle lisonjeado)

  1. to flatter; to wheedle; to fawn
    Synonym: halagar
  2. to delight; to please
  3. to pay compliments to
    Synonym: halagar

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