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Definition of Flattery

Flattery

  1. The act or practice of flattering; the act of pleasing by artiful commendation or compliments; adulation; false, insincere, or excessive praise.

Flattery Quotations

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. - Charles Caleb Colton
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Charles Caleb Colton

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Josh Billings

Sometimes, idealistic people are put off the whole business of networking as something tainted by flattery and the pursuit of selfish advantage. But virtue in obscurity is rewarded only in Heaven. To succeed in this world you have to be known to people.
Sonia Sotomayor

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself.
Brian Molko

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
Abraham Lincoln
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Flattery Translations

flattery in Dutch is vleierij
flattery in French is adulation
flattery in Latin is adulatio
flattery in Norwegian is smiger
flattery in Spanish is lisonja
flattery in Swedish is smicker

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