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synonyms for flattering

  • complimentary
  • favorable
See also synonyms for: unflatteringly / unflattering
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How to use flattering in a sentence

Mrs. Kaye's expressive eyes, which had dwelt on Isabel with flattering attention, fell to the tip of her cigarette.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Naturally, the picture was not perfect, but it well merited the flattering reception which it received.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
I was flattering myself that the puppy was choosing my company to the hunt, for I always value the approval of a dog.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She, of course, was received with the most flattering attention, and great deference was paid to her opinions.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
This was very flattering to those ladies, especially the Diplomast, considering the great odds they had to contend with.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
He corresponded on flattering terms with Charlemagne, and fixed a seal to his charters.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Honoured Madam,—I thank you most cordially for the kind and flattering things you have written to me.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
It had, indeed, been framed for the express purpose of flattering and of inflaming them.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Impious people, you say, deprived of the flattering hopes of another life, desire to be annihilated.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
I supplied, further, the best of references; the most flattering recommendations from the gentlemen of the college.
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WORDS RELATED TO FLATTERING

  • celebratory
  • complimentary
  • flattering
  • laudatory
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