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Word: sycophant

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


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::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress