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Word: sycophant

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


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::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
::: incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
::: altercation - noisy quarrel