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Word: sycophant

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


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::: convex - curving outward
::: bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
::: tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
::: ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight