Getting a classmate to do your assignment by telling them what an excellent student they are is an example of to blandish.
Origin of blandish
- Middle English blandishen from Old French blandir blandiss- from Latin blandīrī from blandus flattering mel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English blandishen, from Middle French blandir, from Latin blanditia (“flattery, coaxing”)