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Word: sycophant

Definition: servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic


More Vocab Words

::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores