Definition of Flattery. Meaning of Flattery. Synonyms of Flattery

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Definition of Flattery

Flattery
Flattery Flat"ter*y, n.; pl. Flatteries. [OE. flaterie, OF. flaterie, F. flaterie, fr. flater to flatter, F. flatter; of uncertain origin. See Flatter, v. t.] The act or practice of flattering; the act of pleasing by artiful commendation or compliments; adulation; false, insincere, or excessive praise. Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present. --Rambler. Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver. --Burke. Syn: Adulation; compliment; obsequiousness. See Adulation.

Meaning of Flattery from wikipedia

- Flattery (also called adulation or blandishment) is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for the purpose of ingratiating oneself with the...
- Cape Flattery (48°23′09″N 124°43′37″W / 48.385961°N 124.726912°W / 48.385961; -124.726912Coordinates: 48°23′09″N 124°43′37″W / 48.385961°N 124.726912°W...
- Appeal to flattery is a fallacy in which a person uses flattery, excessive compliments, in an attempt to appeal to their audience's vanity to win support...
- ****ault & Flattery is Toronto's sixth and final album, released in 1984. The album features only two original band members, Anne "Holly" Woods and Scott...
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- Flattery is the northwesternmost point of the contiguous United States, in Clallam County, Washington. Cape Flattery may also refer to: Cape Flattery...
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