巧言令色 qiǎo yán lìng sè

qiǎo yán lìng sè set phrase to flatter with artful speech and ingratiating manners
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: Quote: from Book 1 學而 Xue Er of the 論語 “Analects of Confucius” (Legge 1861, vol. 1, Confucian Analects, p. 3; GHC '巧言令色'; Guoyu '巧言令色'; NCCED '巧言令色')

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