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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Obsequiously complimentary; Excessively praising or admiring

Usage examples (27)
  • We selected the Ammos based on the somewhat adulatory reviews in Trip Advisor.
  • There is nothing adulatory in Joseph Bagstock, Sir.
  • You don't have to be adulatory like many of us are.
  • “Obama has an adulatory press corps,” said Mr. Buchanan. for more
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