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Glad hand


Insincerity. Showing interest in hope of gleaning some success or profit. Glad handing is often said about politicians who will shake your hand in order to get your vote but otherwise have no interest in you.

“The boss was gladĀ  handing everyone at the office party but that was because he was not giving us a year-end bonus as believed.”

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