Few present-day Green Party leaders seem willing to urge the Greens to forego the blandishments of a presidential campaign.
Normally, the blandishments offered up by stars lauding their latest vehicle are just so much blah.
The main character in the novel is unable to resist the blandishments of the wicked queen who offers him the most delicious candy in the world.
These made nascent officers less susceptible to blandishments from civilian projects.
For the moment he has been resisting the president's blandishments and coaxing on the war policy.
It should not be enough that he was subjected to blandishments and payment in order to persuade him to give evidence.
After spending the last few years trying to understand the pull of the material world, I am far more sympathetic to its blandishments and far more forgiving of its excesses.
However he was still able to offer blandishments to the bank.
Their own futures depend on sticking scrupulously to what the evidence will bear, whatever the political blandishments from above.
He had simply fallen to the blandishments of others to procure a drug they were asking for.