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Adulator   Listen
noun
Adulator  n.  A servile or hypocritical flatterer.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Adulator" Quotes from Famous Books



... defaming Filippino's wife, he threatened to kill him for this passion. The insult and the menace sank deep into the bitter hearts of the Gonzagas; and the head of that proud race, Filippino's uncle, Luigi Gonzaga, resolved to avenge the family dishonor. He was a secret and taciturn man, and a pious adulator of his line has praised him for the success with which he dissembled his hatred of the Bonacolsi, while conspiring to sweep them and their dominion away. He won over adherents among the Mantuans, and then made a ...
— Italian Journeys • William Dean Howells



Words linked to "Adulator" :   sycophant, follower, lackey, ass-kisser, crawler, toady



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