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adulation

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Noun
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ad=u=la=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

adulationn. [F. adulation, fr. L. adulatio, fr. adulari, adulatum, to flatter.].
     Servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is merited.  [1913 Webster]
    "Think'st thou the fiery fever will go out
    With titles blown from adulation?
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Sycophancy; cringing; fawning; obsequiousness; blandishment.

THESAURUS

adulation

acclaim, accolade, apotheosis, applause, bepraisement, blandishment, blarney, bunkum, cajolement, cajolery, compliment, congratulation, deification, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, eyewash, fair words, fawning, flattery, glorification, glory, grease, hero worship, homage, hommage, honeyed phrases, honeyed words, honor, idolatry, idolizing, incense, kudos, laud, laudation, lionizing, magnification, meed of praise, oil, overpraise, paean, palaver, panegyric, praise, pretty lies, soap, soft soap, sweet nothings, sweet talk, sweet words, sycophancy, tribute, wheedling

ROGET THESAURUS

adulation

Flattery

N flattery, adulation, gloze, blandishment, blandiloquence, cajolery, fawning, wheedling, captation, coquetry, obsequiousness, sycophancy, flunkeyism, toadeating, tuft- hunting, snobbishness, incense, honeyed words, flummery, bunkum, buncombe, blarney, placebo, butter, soft soap, soft sawder, rose water, voice of the charmer, mouth honor, lip homage, euphemism, unctuousness, flattering, adulatory, mealy-mouthed, honey-mouthed, honeyed, smooth, smooth-tongued, soapy, oily, unctuous, blandiloquent, specious, fine-spoken, fair spoken, plausible, servile, sycophantic, fulsome, courtierly, courtier-like, ad captandum.


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