douceur
Noun

douceur

  1. Sweetness of manner: agreeableness, gentleness.
  2. (obsolete) Sweet speech: a compliment.
  3. A sweetener: a gift offered to sweeten another's attitude, a tip or bribe.
  4. (UK) A tax break provided as an inducement to sell valuable items (especially art) to public collections rather than on the open market.
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