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adulate

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Verb (transitive)
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ad=u=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

adulatev. t. [L. adulatus, p. p. of adulari.].
     To flatter in a servile way.  Byron.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adulate, v.tr. flatter obsequiously.

Derivative
adulation n. adulator n. adulatory adj.
Etymology
L adulari adulat- fawn on

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