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It's true that Berman's view of her subject is adulatory, even gushy.

McChrystal has lately been the subject of numerous media profiles, most of them adulatory.

The adulatory words which he puts into Moreau's mouth, may therefore never have been uttered by that unfortunate officer.

He seems to have visited England in 1554 and to have been introduced to Cardinal Pole, to whom an adulatory motet appears in 1556.

As was customary, he was presented with adulatory addresses, and on October 10 departed in state.

It is, in form, necessarily a panegyric, as high-flown and adulatory as such performances in those days were bound to be.

Every art of praise was tried, and every source of adulatory fiction was exhausted.


On this page you'll find 194 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adulatory, such as: appreciative, congratulatory, polite, respectful, approbative, and approbatory.

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