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Word: sycophant

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


More Vocab Words

::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage