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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

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

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Minna Antrim

Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don't swallow it.
Hank Ketcham

I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but stealing one's identity is totally different.
AnnaLynne McCord
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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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