Definition of Sycophants

1. Noun. (plural of sycophant) ¹



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Definition of Sycophants

1. sycophant [n] - See also: sycophant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sycophants

sycophancy
sycophant
sycophantcy
sycophantic
sycophantical
sycophantically
sycophantish
sycophantishly
sycophantism
sycophantisms
sycophantize
sycophantized
sycophantizing
sycophantly
sycophantry
sycophants (current term)
sycoses
sycosis
syderolite
sydnone
sydnones
sye
syed
syege
syeing
syen
syenite
syenites
syenitic
syens

Literary usage of Sycophants

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1. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1878)
"The evils of criminal judicature were aggravated by The syco- tne nefarious activity of the sycophants, or phants. informers. ..."

2. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1860)
"The sycophants. while they also served to terrify and humble the wealthy class which he viewed with jealousy and envy. It was more especially in trials for ..."

3. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1878)
"No wonder that the sycophants were hated and despised! The only act of the Thirty Tyrants which met with general approval, was the punishment of these ..."

4. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1880)
"No wonder that the sycophants were hated and despised! The only act of the Thirty Tyrants which met with general approval, was the punishment of these ..."

5. Sycophancy in Athens by John Oscar Lofberg (1917)
"CHAPTER III TYPICAL ATHENIAN sycophants It will be interesting to trace the careers of a few notorious Athenian sycophants. One of the most unscrupulous was ..."

6. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"... the informers, or sycophants as they were called at Athens, who had perverted the laws, corrupted the tribunals, and had gained an infamous livelihood ..."

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