To act or speak in a flattering or coaxing manner.
1) I was blandishing her to get her off the subject.
2) She blandished the boy into doing her own work.
Middle English, from Angol-French blandiss-, stem of blandir, from Latin blandiri which means 'flattering'.
coax, blarney, cajole, palaver, sweet-talk, wheedle
bug, harass, pester, tease