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  • 1log-rolling —    American    giving selfish or insincere support    Neighbours used to help each other manhandle heavy wood for winter burning, whence figuratively mutual political back scratching:     The members [of Congress]... make a compact by which each… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 2flattery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Undue adulation Nouns 1. flattery, adulation, blandishment, cajolery; fawning, wheedling, coquetry, sycophancy, flunkeyism, servility, toadying, incense, honeyed words, flummery, blarney; lip service,… …

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  • 3flattery — n. 1. Pretended compliment, insincere commendation, false praise. 2. Obsequiousness, sycophancy, servility, cajolery, fawning, adulation, blandishment, blarney …

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  • 4compliment — noun /ˈkɒmpləmənt / (say kompluhmuhnt) 1. an expression of praise, commendation, or admiration: he paid you a great compliment. 2. a formal act or expression of civility, respect, or regard: the compliments of the season. 3. polite, especially… …

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  • 5Flatteries — Flattery Flat ter*y, n.; pl. {Flatteries}. [OE. flaterie, OF. flaterie, F. flaterie, fr. flater to flatter, F. flatter; of uncertain origin. See {Flatter}, v. t.] The act or practice of flattering; the act of pleasing by artful commendation or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6Flattery — Flat ter*y, n.; pl. {Flatteries}. [OE. flaterie, OF. flaterie, F. flaterie, fr. flater to flatter, F. flatter; of uncertain origin. See {Flatter}, v. t.] The act or practice of flattering; the act of pleasing by artful commendation or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7Aaron Burr — Infobox Vice President | name=Aaron Burr nationality=American order=3rd Vice President of the United States term start=March 4, 1801 term end=March 4, 1805 predecessor=Thomas Jefferson successor=George Clinton order2= United States Senator from… …

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  • 8John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough — Duke of Marlborough and John Churchill redirect here. For subsequent dukes, see Duke of Marlborough (title). For others of this name, see John Churchill (disambiguation). His Grace The Duke of Marlborough KG, PC …

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  • 9MEMORY — holocaust literature in european languages historiography of the holocaust holocaust studies Documentation, Education, and Resource Centers memorials and monuments museums film survivor testimonies Holocaust Literature in European Languages The… …

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