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flattery

flat·ter·y

flattery

 
pronunciation:
flae t ri
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: flatteries
definition 1: the act or practice of flattering.
synonyms:
adulation, commendation, praise
antonyms:
abuse
similar words:
blandishment, glorification, laudation, salute
definition 2: compliments given insincerely; excessive praise.
synonyms:
fawning, sycophancy, toadyism
similar words:
blandishments, blarney, compliment, panegyric, praise, snow job, soft soap
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