Antonyms for adulatory

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These verses have been disparaged as too adulatory in their tone.

A murmur of adulatory incredulity arose from the group of courtiers.

The adulatory phrases used as mere conventionalities seemed to have actually turned his head.

Although not handsome, his face called for an adulatory responsiveness on the part of those who came in contact with him.

Demochares, then, has said all this about the adulatory spirit and conduct of the Athenians.

If they seem to us to-day flattering not to say adulatory, it must be remembered that such was the mode.

He was then publishing his 'Typhon, or the Gigantomachy,' and dedicated it to the cardinal, with an adulatory sonnet.

This well-authenticated anecdote has been told by writers who expressed the most adulatory sentiments towards the present Czar.

The young poet wrote a most adulatory composition to the Regent, setting forth his innocence.

They hurled flowers and adulatory speeches at Ludovick and composed extremely flattering songs about him.

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