Definition of Flatteries

1. Noun. (plural of flattery) ¹



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Definition of Flatteries

1. flattery [n] - See also: flattery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatteries

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flatten out
flattenable
flattened
flattener
flatteners
flattening
flattenings
flattens
flatter
flatter-chested
flattered
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flatterers
flattereth
flatteries (current term)
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flatteringly
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flattest
flattest-chested
flattie
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flattish
flattop
flattops

Literary usage of Flatteries

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"... opposition partly to a peevish puritanism, and partly to ' the vain flatteries of an imaginary liberty.' ' Mr. Hampden,' he wrote to Laud, ..."

2. The History of Romanism: from the Earliest Corruptions of Christianity to by John Dowling (1845)
"... but chiefly because by the base and servile flatteries he bestowed upon that weak-minded but bloodthirsty tyrant, he paved the way for the success of ..."

3. English Poetry (1170-1892) by John Matthews Manley, Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940 (1907)
"... flatteries, acts of strife, And sunk in that dead sea of life, 40 So deep, as he did then death's waters sup, But that the cork of title buoyed him up. ..."

4. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"By these flatteries, and his original prepossessions, Charles was led to consider himself as the supreme magistrate to whom heaven, by his birth-right, ..."

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