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Definition of the verb adulate

What does adulate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: adulated | adulating | adulates

  1. flatter in an obsequious manner
    • example: Sam cannot adulate Sue
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • more generic words: blandish / flatter = praise somewhat dishonestly

Alternative definition of the verb adulate

verb

  1. To flatter effusively

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Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

squash, trample flattened and having two edges ancipital flattened at poles oblate flattened fold pleat flattened part of oar blade flatten with machine bulldoze flatter adulate, beautify, blandish, cajole, caress, charm, coax, compliment, court, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

adulate (ad'ü-lāt), v. t.; pret. and pp. adulated, ppr. adulating. [( L. adulatus, pp. of adulari, flatter, fawn upon as a dog, Kad, to, + "ilari, a word of undetermined origin, not found in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

adulate (ad'u-lāt), v. t.; pret. and pp. adulated, # adulating. [( L. adulatus, pp. of adulari, atter, fawn upon as a dog, ( ad, to, + "illari, a word of undetermined origin, not found in the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

adulate (ad'u-lat , v. t.; pret. and pp. adulated, ppr. adulating. [< L. adulatus, pp. of adulari, atter, fawn upon as a dog, < ad, to, + “Man, a word of undetermined origin, not found in the ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

adulate (AJ-ә-lāt) vb. To adulate someone is to show excessive devotion to him or to excessively admire ...

Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

abdicate, abnegate, abrogate, acclimate, acetate, adequate, adulate, adumbrate, advocate, aggravate, agitate, allocate, altercate, ...

Google previewA to Z of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder Encyclopedia (2014)

The Narcissism Bible by Sam Vaknin

and to regulate the Narcissistic Supply of the narcissist during dry spells - to adulate, adore, admire, agree, provide attention and approval, and, generally, serve as an audience to him. The staff (or should we say ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

drifting adroit skilful adulation excessive flattery adulate adulating adulator adulatory adult fully-developed and mature person adulthood adulterate to make impure by adding something inferior adulterant adulterating adulteration adulterator ...

Google previewA Political Dictionary (1795)

by Charles Pigott

Too long have geniusand talcnts been , prostituted at the sootstool os power, to adulate the crimes of iCONQUERORS and Kmcs. A brighter example is due. Let us bestow the , meed. os Fame. Let us strew choicest slowers o'er the tombs of, ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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