pleasant-tongued love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having pleasing speech.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of pleasing speech.


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  • He was working toward some point he intended to make, like one of those pleasant-tongued attorneys flattering a witness before tying him up in a knot, so I was careful to say nothing whatever.

    Caves of Terror Talbot Mundy 1909

  • They always liked me to play with them, and, though not pleasant-tongued boys, were always civil and polite to me.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 Sexual Inversion Havelock Ellis 1899

  • Great jealousy did they likewise stir up by their intermeddling and successes among the divine sex, for being a race of brisk, likely, pleasant-tongued varlets, they soon seduced the light affections of the simple damsels from their ponderous Dutch gallants.

    Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete Washington Irving 1821


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