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flatter

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  • verbcompliment excessively
  • verbcomplement, enhance
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Synonyms for flatter

verb compliment excessively
  • charm
  • adulate
  • blandish
  • bootlick
  • cajole
  • con
  • court
  • fawn
  • glorify
  • grovel
  • humor
  • inveigle
  • jolly
  • massage
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • praise
  • salve
  • sell
  • snow
  • soft-soap
  • soften
  • stroke
  • sweet-talk
  • toady
  • wheedle
  • beslaver
  • brownnose
  • build up
  • butter up
  • cater to
  • get next to
  • lay it on thick
  • play up to
  • rub the right way
  • spread it on
  • suck up to
  • sweeten up
  • work on
  • work over

Antonyms for flatter

  • condemn
  • ignore
  • belittle
  • castigate
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • insult
  • mismatch
  • offend
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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