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adulatory


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adulatory  \Ad"u*la*to*ry\,  a.  [L.  adulatorius  fr  adulari:  cf 
  OF  adulatoire.] 
  Containing  excessive  praise  or  compliment;  servilely 
  praising;  flattering;  as  an  adulatory  address. 
 
  A  mere  rant  of  adulatory  freedom.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adulatory 
  adj  :  obsequiously  complimentary;  "they  listened  with  flattering 
  interest"  [syn:  {complimentary}] 




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