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Synonyms for honey

to make superficially more acceptable or appealing

to compliment excessively and ingratiatingly

to persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery

Synonyms for honey

a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees

a beloved person

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sweeten with honey

of something having the color of honey

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References in classic literature ?
The King, startled at this discourse, denied that he had given any such orders, and was very importunate to know the author of our intelligence, but finding me determined not to discover him, he sent me away with a promise that for the future we should be furnished with everything we wanted, and indeed that same day we bought three goats for about a crown, and some honey, and found ourselves better treated than before.
When I have mixed this honey with the paste of the bread-fruit," said he, "I shall be able to offer you a succulent cake.
Then she went among the flowers, and they bent lovingly before her, and laid their soft leaves against her little face, that she might see how glad they were to welcome one so good and gentle, and kindly offered their dew and honey to the weary little Fairy, who sat among their fragrant petals and looked smilingly on the happy blossoms, who, with their soft, low voices, sang her to sleep.
Honey is called sweet because it contains sweetness; the body is called white because it contains whiteness; and so in all other cases.
The belts of woodland that traverse the lower prairies and border the rivers are peopled by innumerable swarms of wild bees, which make their hives in hollow trees and fill them with honey tolled from the rich flowers of the prairies.
She's very sweet and feathery," was all that Melissa thought, "but her talk sounds like ivy honey tastes.
Root and honey, palm and spathe, Guard a cub from harm and scathe
Next they came to a bees'-nest in a hollow tree, and there was so much honey that it ran down the trunk; and the two brothers wanted to light a fire under the tree and kill the bees, so as to get their honey.
On the tray was a bottle of herb wine, different kinds of vodka, pickled mushrooms, rye cakes made with buttermilk, honey in the comb, still mead and sparkling mead, apples, nuts (raw and roasted), and nut-and-honey sweets.
Because I eat up all the honey-bees which the Munchkin farmers who live around here keep to make them honey.
A BEE from Mount Hymettus, the queen of the hive, ascended to Olympus to present Jupiter some honey fresh from her combs.
A vision I saw last night,' says Deirdre, 'namely that three birds came unto us having three sups of honey in their beaks, and that they left them with us, and that they took three sups of our blood with them.
Suppose Blanche told one of those inveterately intrusive insects that the honey in the flowers happens, through an unexpected accident, to have come to an end--do you think he would take the statement for granted?
We hear from mathematicians that bees have practically solved a recondite problem, and have made their cells of the proper shape to hold the greatest possible amount of honey, with the least possible consumption of precious wax in their construction.
That your dying may not be a reproach to man and the earth, my friends: that do I solicit from the honey of your soul.