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Definition of the adjective adulatory
What does adulatory mean as an attribute of a noun?
- obsequiously complimentary
- similar: flattering
Alternative definition of the adjective adulatory
- In the manner of adulation; overly flattering.
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by V. Purton, N. Page
The reviews were adulatory: at 76, Tennyson was now a 'Grand Old Man' of letters, and the eagerly awaited volume, with its range and variety, did not disappoint. *'The Ancient Sage' in particular attracted ...
by Christian Ludwig
an adulatory service, Schmeicheley oder schmeichlerey (die) schmeichelung, fattery fawning, adulation, glavering, ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Adulatory verses of this kind, however well written, deserve not to be transmitted to posterity. Mason. Note on Gray's Lett. Spencer, in compliance with a disgraceful custom, or rather in obedience to the established tyranny of patronage, ...
by Thomas Sheridan
ADULATORY, adulatory. a. Flattering. ADULT, adult'. a. Grown up; past the age of infancy. ADULT, 4-duIt'. f. A person above the age of infancy, or grown to some degree of strength. ADULTNESS, adulteress. s. The state of being adult.
Of which the Palpable Errors are Attempted to be Rectified, and Its Material Omissions Supplied by George Mason
You are not lavish of your words, especially in that species of eloquence called the adulatory. Chesterfield. " ADU'LTERATE. v. a. M 1. To commit adultery." Surely the verb in this fense should have been styled neuter, and not classed with its ...
An English and Oordoo School Dictionary, in Roman Characters: with the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans (1841)
by Joseph T. Thompson
Rhooshāmud Adulatory, a khooshāmud-ána Adält, s. bāligh, juwän Adälterate, v. milównee k. Adälterated, a. milóunee, kárra, kulb, khönta Adulteration, s. khontáee, tughālloob Adälterer, s. zánee, fisik Adûlteress, s. sahisha, fajira Adûlterous, ...
The Milton Encyclopedia (2012)
by Thomas N. Corns
Adulatory in tone, diplomatic in employment, Pla— tonic in temper ...
by William Nicholson
situated in Holland, was designed by the chief of the battalion of engineers of the French army there, is 110 French feet high, exclusive of an obelisk on the summit which is 42 feet more ; and the sides have four inscriptions, three adulatory, ...
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Video shows what adulatory means. In the manner of adulation, overly flattering.. Adulatory Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1A1T1O1R1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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