HyperDic: flattery

English > 1 sense of the word flattery:
NOUNcommunicationflatteryexcessive or insincere praise
flattery > pronunciation
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > flattery: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningexcessive or insincere praise.
Narroweradulationservile flattery
blandishment, cajolery, palaverflattery intended to persuade
blarney, coaxing, soft soap, sweet talkflattery designed to gain favor / favor / favor
pufferyA flattering commendation (especially when used for promotional purposes)
BroadercomplimentA remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
Spanishadulación, candonga, halago, lisonja, zalamería
Catalanadulació, afalac, llagoteria
Verbsflatterpraise somewhat dishonestly

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