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n. - A person who uses flattery.

Usage examples (26)
  • Am I, because I acknowledge all this, an 'adulator' of the present?
  • He was a Greenspan adulator, who believed he'd abolished the cycle and believed bubbles were impossible to recognise, or to burst.
  • If you can believe it, Obama adulator Andrew Sullivan recently suggested that the Barack Obama campaign is "far too cocky for its own good."
  • A technocrat and intellectual hermit who read nothing after he began to write his own large works, Comte was the adulator of “science” as he understood it. for more
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