A puppy uses his cute actions to endear himself to the viewer.
An example of endear is to say something that makes you easy to like.
transitive verben·deared, en·dear·ing, en·dears
(third-person singular simple present endears, present participle endearing, simple past and past participle endeared)
From en- + dear.
- Even if your pronunciation isn't perfect, your effort may endear you to the locals and provide an ice breaker for further conversation.
- Child actors endear viewers with their charm and ability but they tend to become tabloid fodder once they've grown up.
- Its storylines revolve around the working class residents of the street, topics that both endear and repulse viewers with their starkly accurate portrayals of real life events and relationships.
- Eating seasonal food is cheap, easy, and will endear you to the locals.
- Preparing him his favorite foods is one way to endear yourself and communicate that you care.