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ad·u·late

 (ăj′ə-lāt′)
tr.v. ad·u·lat·ed, ad·u·lat·ing, ad·u·lates
To praise or admire excessively; fawn on.

[Back-formation from adulation.]

ad′u·la′tor n.
ad′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

adulate

(ˈædjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(tr) to flatter or praise obsequiously
[C17: back formation from C15 adulation, from Latin adūlāri to flatter]
ˈaduˌlator n

ad•u•late

(ˈædʒ əˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to show excessive admiration of or devotion to; flatter or admire servilely.
[1770–80; back formation from adulation]
ad′u•la`tor, n.
ad′u•la•to`ry (-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

adulate


Past participle: adulated
Gerund: adulating

Imperative
adulate
adulate
Present
I adulate
you adulate
he/she/it adulates
we adulate
you adulate
they adulate
Preterite
I adulated
you adulated
he/she/it adulated
we adulated
you adulated
they adulated
Present Continuous
I am adulating
you are adulating
he/she/it is adulating
we are adulating
you are adulating
they are adulating
Present Perfect
I have adulated
you have adulated
he/she/it has adulated
we have adulated
you have adulated
they have adulated
Past Continuous
I was adulating
you were adulating
he/she/it was adulating
we were adulating
you were adulating
they were adulating
Past Perfect
I had adulated
you had adulated
he/she/it had adulated
we had adulated
you had adulated
they had adulated
Future
I will adulate
you will adulate
he/she/it will adulate
we will adulate
you will adulate
they will adulate
Future Perfect
I will have adulated
you will have adulated
he/she/it will have adulated
we will have adulated
you will have adulated
they will have adulated
Future Continuous
I will be adulating
you will be adulating
he/she/it will be adulating
we will be adulating
you will be adulating
they will be adulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been adulating
you have been adulating
he/she/it has been adulating
we have been adulating
you have been adulating
they have been adulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been adulating
you will have been adulating
he/she/it will have been adulating
we will have been adulating
you will have been adulating
they will have been adulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been adulating
you had been adulating
he/she/it had been adulating
we had been adulating
you had been adulating
they had been adulating
Conditional
I would adulate
you would adulate
he/she/it would adulate
we would adulate
you would adulate
they would adulate
Past Conditional
I would have adulated
you would have adulated
he/she/it would have adulated
we would have adulated
you would have adulated
they would have adulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.adulate - flatter in an obsequious manneradulate - flatter in an obsequious manner  
blandish, flatter - praise somewhat dishonestly

adulate

verb
To compliment excessively and ingratiatingly:
Informal: soft-soap, sweet-talk.
Translations

adulate

[ˈædjʊleɪt] VTadular

adulate

vt to adulate somebodyjdn beweihräuchern, jdm lobhudeln

adulate

[ˈædjʊleɪt] vt (frm) → adulare
References in classic literature ?
Under a monarchy you will find none but courtiers and vassals, whereas under a constitutional government you may be flattered, served, and adulated by free men.
Guardiola also stated that Silva is having an incredible season and adulated him for his work ethic.
Jerome Secillano said Palm Sunday tells the faithful that while Jesus Christ was adulated like a king, he also experienced being wrongly accused and experienced suffering in his life just like the common man.
Truman, for example, admired Lincoln's humble origins, adulated Wilson and approved of Polk's "undaunted use of presidential power" throughout the Mexican War (as Truman put it, Polk regularly "told Congress to go to hell in foreign policy").
Perhaps because he was a close friend of first son-in-law Jared Kushner, or because he had been adulated by President Trump, who considers the Saudis to be his closest Arab Mideast ally.
His first speech after victory has been adulated even by his opponents and now it is time to deliver.
The literary and debating skill exhibited by Binayak Acharya in Oriya attracted the attention of Krushna Chandra Gajapati so much that such qualities of Binayak Acharya were adulated and patronized by the latter.
It is a marvellous effort and must be adulated by concerned departments by joining hands with him to make Karachi Green again 'a peaceful green city'.
How they have been changed by their desire to be adulated, admired and idolized by the mindless throng so they could remain in power.
The method used by Kuitunen and Tormala (1983) is captured adulated in a plastic bag when an adult treecreeper went into the nesting boxes and the bird dropped from the food bill into the bag which will be analyzed, however this method must create a stress to the captured bird.
Planted more than a decade ago, my mother's bougainvillea had become a permanent inhabitant of our garden and the most adulated plant in the entire neighbourhood.
For them, Rajinikanth is to be adulated, worshipped and placed on a pedestal high above the ground.