What is another word for Pandering?

Pronunciation: [pˈandəɹɪŋ] (IPA)

Pandering is an insincere and sometimes manipulative attempt to appeal to someone's desires or prejudices. There are several synonyms that capture the same idea: appease, flatter, cater, indulge, humor, gratify, and pander to. All these words involve attempting to win someone over rather than focusing on the truth or what is best for everyone involved. While it may sometimes be necessary to make compromises or act diplomatically, pandering tends to occur when someone is trying to gain an advantage or avoid conflict at all costs. Being aware of these synonyms can help you spot when others are pandering to you and avoid falling into this behavior yourself.

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Usage examples for Pandering

Ah, how little he knows of you, this peevish old glutton who cares for naught above Pandering to his dyspeptic maw!
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions"
Slason Thompson
By Pandering to Maximilian's Austrian ambitions, he showed the weak prince how they could yet never be realized if prestige were lost in Mexico.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
There was no solitary Pandering to the senses with drink or drugs.
"Swirling Waters"
Max Rittenberg

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