flattery :

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f la tuh ree

  • n  excessive or insincere praise

  • No flattery is too transparent, no compliment too broad for him.
  • There is flattery, there is shameless flattery, and there are conversations with Arianna Huffington.
  • From here it is but a step to the "polite lies and flattery," still well-intentioned, which Italians use to make life more agreeable.
News & Articles

  • Campers gain lots of experience during Helias baseball camp
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and that’s been especially evident during this week’s Helias baseball camp.
    June 12, 2013 - Jefferson City News Tribune
  • Vanity Scam Strokes Egos to Steal Info
    A new spear-phishing campaign targeting business executives shows that Internet scammers hope a little flattery can go a long way.
    June 11, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
  • Flattery, bullpen come through for K-State
    CORVALLIS, Ore. - One mistake. One bad pitch. That wasn't bad in a 69-pitch night for Kansas State starter Joe Flattery. That one pitch, though, nearly cost the Wildcats a game.
    June 9, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

  • David Villa in The Associated Press
    There's high expectations because of our trajectory over the past years, people see we can play well and that's positive,striker David Villa said. "I wouldn't say it's pressure, it's more like flattery."
  • Charles Schumer in Houston Chronicle
    My mujahedeen brothers in Iraq, you are a people worthy of praise and flattery. You've done well to carry out a glorious duty by fighting the enemy. But some of you have lagged behind in carrying out another glorious duty, which is to unite as one... Osama bin Laden http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osama_bin_Laden&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFf9YQ8YsSpsxOm8nuECDHYe3cj0Q Washington Post http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/22/AR2007102200209.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEH4akpjQEgRcOLDuGeQjbxOFriow Oct 22, 2007 38057 49297 flattery Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but it's bad for our fashion industry here in New York," said Schumer, DN.Y., one of the sponsors of the Design Piracy Prohibition Act, introduced in the US Senate on Thursday.

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