sycophantish

  • 1Sycophantish — Syc o*phant ish, a. Like a sycophant; obsequiously flattering. {Syc o*phant ish*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Sycophantish satirists that forever humor the prevailing folly. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2sycophantish — adjective Date: 1794 sycophantic • sycophantishly adverb …

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  • 3sycophantish — syco·phant·ish …

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  • 5Sycophantishly — Sycophantish Syc o*phant ish, a. Like a sycophant; obsequiously flattering. {Syc o*phant ish*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Sycophantish satirists that forever humor the prevailing folly. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6sycophantishly — adverb see sycophantish …

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  • 7sycophant — sycophantic, sycophantical, sycophantish, adj. sycophantically, sycophantishly, adv. sycophantism, n. /sik euh feuhnt, fant , suy keuh /, n. a self seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite. [1530 40; < L sycophanta < Gk sykophántes informer,&#8230; …

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  • 8grovelling — Synonyms and related words: abject, apple polishing, ass kissing, base, brown nosing, cowering, crawling, cringing, fawning, kowtowing, low, mean, obsequious, scraping, servile, slavish, sordid, submissive, subservient, sycophantish, toadying,&#8230; …

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  • 9obsequious — Synonyms and related words: abject, adulatory, ass kissing, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blarneying, bootlicking, brown nosing, buttery, cajoling, complimentary, courtierly, courtly, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching,&#8230; …

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  • 10servile — Synonyms and related words: abject, abused, accepting, acquiescent, agreeable, apple polishing, ass kissing, assenting, attendant, attending, base, bootlicking, browbeaten, brown nosing, client, common, complaisant, compliable, compliant,&#8230; …

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  • 11adulatory — a. Flattering, smooth, oily, full of compliments, servile in compliment, fawning, cringing, obsequious, unctuous, sycophantic, sycophantish, parasitic, blandishing, cajoling …

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  • 12unctuous — a. 1. Greasy, oily, fatty, fat, oleaginous, adipose, adipous, sebaceous, pinguid, butyraceous, unguinous. 2. Smooth, bland, slippery, lubric, lubricous. 3. (In a bad or offensive sense.) Smooth, bland, suave, over complaisant, oily, plausible,&#8230; …

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  • 13abject — adj 1. degrading, debasing, humiliating, humbling, mortifying; poor, beggarly, paltry, sorry, sad, pathetic, pathetical, piteous, pitiful, pitiable; shabby, shoddy, dirty, scruffy, scrubby, scurvy; miserable, squalid, stark, destitute, hopeless,&#8230; …

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  • 14courtly — adj 1. gentlemanly, gentlemanlike, gallant, chivalrous, chivalric; refined, well bred, polished, sophisticated, elegant, suave, debonair, urbane; polite, civil, mannerly, well mannered; respectful, deferential, deferent; decorous, proper, formal …

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  • 15creeping — adj 1. crawling, crawling on all fours; vermicular, squirming, wriggling, wiggling, Zool. rep tant. 2. slow, dragging, plodding, snail like, dawdling; lagging, trailing, tardy, dilatory. 3. cowering, crouching, cringing; groveling, reptilian,&#8230; …

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  • 16cringing — adj 1. cowering, shrinking, quailing, blenching, flinching, wincing, starting, recoiling, shying, Inf. funking, Sl. mooching; shaking, trembling, quivering, Inf. shaking in one s boots or shoes. 2. servile, slavish, obsequious, Obs. obsequent,&#8230; …

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  • 17fawning — adj 1. servile, slavish, obsequious, Obs. obsequent, subservient, menial, Obs., Rare. vernile; submissive, docile, unassertive, compliant, acquiescent, deferential, Tomish, Uncle Tomish, tractable, mealy mouthed; groveling, crawling, creeping,&#8230; …

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  • 18groveling — adj 1. servile, slavish, obsequious, Obs. obsequent, subservient, menial, Obs., Rare. ver nile; submissive, docile, deferential, acquiescent, compliant, unassertive, Tomish, Uncle Tomish, tractable, mealy mouthed; kowtowing, bowing, bowing and&#8230; …

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  • 19obsequious — adj 1. submissive, docile, unassertive, compliant, deferential, tractable, mealy mouthed, Obs. obsequent; servile, subservient, menial, slavish, toadyish, Obs., Rare. vernile; prostrate, obei sant, on one s knees. 2. groveling, crawling,&#8230; …

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  • 20parasitical — adj 1. blood sucking, sucking, draining, depleting, exhausting; absorbing, grasping, taking; leechlike, Sl. sponging, Sl. mooching, Inf. freeloading, Inf. panhandling, dependent. 2. sycophantic, sycophantish, toadying; flattering, truckling,&#8230; …

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