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Word: sycophant

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


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::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer