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Word: sycophant

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


More Vocab Words

::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne