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Word: sycophant

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


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::: monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
::: mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
::: exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot