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honeying


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honey  \Hon"ey\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Honeyed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Honeying}.] 
  To  be  gentle,  agreeable,  or  coaxing;  to  talk  fondly;  to  use 
  endearments;  also  to  be  or  become  obsequiously  courteous  or 
  complimentary;  to  fawn.  ``Honeying  and  making  love.''  --Shak. 
 
  Rough  to  common  men,  But  honey  at  the  whisper  of  a 
  lord.  --Tennyson. 




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