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Word: sycophant

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


More Vocab Words

::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
::: metropolis - large city
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: regatta - boat or yacht race
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen