adulatory


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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.

adulatory

(ˌædjʊˈleɪtərɪ; ˈædjʊˌleɪtərɪ)
adj
expressing praise, esp obsequiously; flattering
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adulatory - obsequiously complimentaryadulatory - obsequiously complimentary; "they listened with flattering interest"
flattering - showing or representing to advantage; "a flattering color"

adulatory

Translations
تَمَلُّقِي
lichotnický
fleîulegur, smjaîrandi
lichotnícky
övücüpohpohlayıcı

adulatory

[ˌædjuˈleɪtərɪ] (US) [ˈædʒələtɔːrɪ] ADJadulador

adulatory

[ˌædjuˈleɪtəri] adj (= laudatory) [comment, review] → élogieux/euse

adulatory

[, (US)]
adj (= laudatory) commentbewundernd; (stronger) → vergötternd

adulation

(ӕdjuˈleiʃən) noun
foolishly excessive praise. The teenager's adulation of the pop-group worried her parents.
ˈadulatory adjective
References in classic literature ?
Jarndyce had fallen into this company in the tenderness of his heart and his earnest desire to do all the good in his power; but that he felt it to be too often an unsatisfactory company, where benevolence took spasmodic forms, where charity was assumed as a regular uniform by loud professors and speculators in cheap notoriety, vehement in profession, restless and vain in action, servile in the last degree of meanness to the great, adulatory of one another, and intolerable to those who were anxious quietly to help the weak from failing rather than with a great deal of bluster and self-laudation to raise them up a little way when they were down, he plainly told us.
However, around the same time as Premchand's story appeared in print, his contemporary scholar Abdul Halim Sharar's adulatory work Guzishta Lucknow [Lucknow of the Past] hit the bookstores and outsold the noted fiction writer's work by a wide margin.
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The 30th anniversary of Che's death occasioned a fistful of adulatory reminiscences here and abroad.
Sharma Oli, when he is not training his jests and gibes on Deuba and his party, has been adulatory of the impending union between the two major Nepali communist parties.
It's a cunning volume, adulatory on the surface but with just enough grime underneath to promote sales.
Finally, these events allow the more activist politicos the opportunity to offer adulatory applause to their leader but also to then schlep across to the 'enemies' events to picket the conference venue and hurl abuse at their opponents.
Many in Monday's small but almost adulatory audience might well agree.
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But when Richards shows up in Texas, her home state, the media (which is overwhelmingly pro-abortion and makes no effort to hide its loathing for prominent pro-life Republicans) makes the usual adulatory press accounts seem like mere apple polishing.
The welcome back on a gold-nosed Jumbo jet renamed VICTORIOUs, the parades and the adulatory appearances on chat shows.