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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 John Ogilvie
Flattering; containing excessive praise or compliments; servilely praising; as, an adulatory address. You are not lavish of your words, especially in that species of eloquence called the adulatory. Chesterfield. Adulatress (ad'u-lat-res), n, ...
A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie
Flattering; containing excessive praise or compliments; servilely praising; as, an adulatory address. You are not lavish of '' words, especially in that species of eloquence called the adulatory. Chesterfield. Adulatress (ad'ü-lāt-res), n. A female ...
The London encyclopaedia (1829)
or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, 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, ...
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 ...
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.
The Milton Encyclopedia (2012)
by Thomas N. Corns
Adulatory in tone, diplomatic in employment, Pla— tonic in ...
for the use of schools, foreigners, &c. on the plan of Mr. Sheridan by Stephen Jones, Thomas Sheridan
even on tlie surface, level; evenly spread, glossy; eo,ual in pace, without starts or obstruction ; flowing, soft ; mild, adulatory. To SMOOTH, ( sm6'th) r. a. to level, to make even on the surface; to work into a soft uniform mass ; ...
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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 ...
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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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