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Meaning of ADULATORY

Pronunciation:  'ajulu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  obsequiously complimentary; "they listened with flattering interest"
 

ADULATORY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: complimentary, flattering
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad"u*la*to*ry\, a. [L. adulatorius, fr. adulari: cf.
OF. adulatoire.]
Containing excessive praise or compliment; servilely
praising; flattering; as, an adulatory address.

      A mere rant of adulatory freedom.        --Burke.

 

 

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