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Flatter Flat"ter, v. i.
To use flattery or insincere praise.
If it may stand him more in stead to lie, Say and
unsay, feign, flatter, or adjure. --Milton.
Flatter Flat"ter, n.
1. One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens.
2. (Metal Working)
(a) A flat-faced fulling hammer.
(b) A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for
drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc.
FlatterFlatter Flat"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flattered; p. pr. &
vb. n. Flattering.] [OE. flateren, cf. OD. flatteren; akin
to G. flattern to flutter, Icel. fla?ra to fawn, flatter: cf.
F. flatter. Cf. Flitter, Flutter, Flattery.]
1. To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or
attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by
artful and interested commendation or attentions; to
blandish; to cajole; to wheedle.
When I tell him he hates flatterers, He says he
does, being then most flattered. --Shak.
A man that flattereth his neighbor, spreadeth a net
for his feet. --Prov. xxix.
Others he flattered by asking their advice.
2. To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but
sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations.
3. To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of;
as, his portrait flatters him.
- compliments, see flattery. for the micropayments
system, see flattr. a flatter
is a coloring specialist within
monarch, as edmund spenser flattered queen elizabeth
i in the faerie
queene, william shakespeare flattered
- rag. cencioni
are oval and petal-shaped, with a slight
than orecchiette, with a more irregular shape
and a rough texture
- ronald allen
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and australian radio broadcaster based
in new york. he is currently
- that young
out in love’s despair
ear. they’ll cough
in the ink to the world’s end; wear
- call faster
when they live in steep terrain
when they live in flatter
terrain. bobak marmots
as a natural
food 'reservoir' that has
handle, with a 'd' or 't' end. their tines
shorter, flatter, thicker, and more closely
spaced. a smaller version
of such forks
- however, this style
is usually lower
cut, and is designed
to fit and flatter
a woman's figure. boy shorts often cover
most of the buttocks