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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make seem more attractive than it really is.

Usage examples (36)
  • When our vices leave us, we flatter ourselves that we have left them.
  • Perhaps I again flatter myself, but I think I've contributed as much to the development and celebration of real American culture as Racistsentative Russell Pearce.
  • The more violent an act the flatter should be the presentation.
  • To be sedulous in promoting another¬ís good, also to flatter is to honour, as a sign we seek his protection or aid. for more
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