sycophantic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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si kuh fan tik

  • s  attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  • s  attempting to win favor by flattery

  • The style is hardly fashionable; even the region's many and sycophantic "official biographers" would admit, to paraphrase Nietzsche, that most great men are only agents of a great .
  • Arudo considers the characterization of a "clumsy sycophantic 'nerd' " an embarrassment.
  • But I have gotten more business by being direct and honest than I ever got being obsequious and sycophantic.
News & Articles

  • 'This Is the End': Sly Critique of Fame or Inside Joke?
    In Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's directorial debut, "This Is the End," the apocalypse descends on the Hollywood Hills, picking off celebrities and nobodies alike from a party at James Franco's geometric mansion. Among those left alive are Rogen, sycophantic sweetie Jonah Hill, art-collecting Franco, Craig Robinson (whose t-shirt blares the imperative: TAKE YO PANTIES OFF), horny Danny McBride ...
    June 11, 2013 - indieWIRE

  • Desmond Tutu in SABC News
    Delivering this year's Nelson Mandela Lecture on Tuesday, Tutu said, among other things: "We should not too quickly want to pull rank and to demand an uncritical, sycophantic, obsequious conformity. We need to find ways in which we engage the hoi...
  • Robin Wright Penn in
    I didn't want to raise my kids in this weird, sycophantic society,said Wright, who has two kids with estranged husband Sean Penn.

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