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Word: adulation

Definition: flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved


Sentences Containing 'adulation'

In the midst of all the praise and adulation, the movement promised to keep on.
Other nations have been called thin skinned, but the citizens of the Union have, apparently, no skins at all; they wince if a breeze blows over them, unless it be tempered with adulation.
These two princes, unsought by any adulation or flattery of mine, of their own goodness alone, have taken it upon them to show me kindness and protect me, and in this I consider myself happier and richer than if Fortune had raised me to her greatest height in the ordinary way.

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