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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingratiate  \In*gra"ti*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ingratiated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Ingratiating}.]  [Pref.  in-  in  +  L.  gratia. 
  See  {Grace}.] 
  1.  To  introduce  or  commend  to  the  favor  of  another;  to  bring 
  into  favor;  to  insinuate;  --  used  reflexively,  and 
  followed  by  with  before  the  person  whose  favor  is  sought. 
 
  Lysimachus  .  .  .  ingratiated  himself  both  with 
  Philip  and  his  pupil.  --Budgell. 
 
  2.  To  recommend;  to  render  easy  or  agreeable;  --  followed  by 
  to  [Obs.]  --Dr.  J.  Scott. 
 
  What  difficulty  would  it  [the  love  of  Christ]  not 
  ingratiate  to  us?  --Hammond. 




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