Thesaurus / sycophancy

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To the young in spirit, the morning meal is but a tradition, followed with a certain amount of sycophancy.

He knew that the malice was as shallow as the good will; and the alternatives were resentment, sycophancy, or a little subtlety.

It is a species of toadyism that is invariably omitted from textbooks on the sublime art of sycophancy.

But their sycophancy was nothing compared with what the bishops and clergy of the Established Church generally evinced.

Phillimore himself makes some very severe strictures on the sycophancy and greed of the higher clergy.

The English Church in the Eighteenth CenturyCharles J. Abbey and John H. Overton

They stepped not out of their sphere to act a part,—I did; mine was all the sycophancy of imitation.

Roland CashelCharles James Lever

He doubtless professed his readiness to go any length in the way of sycophancy which might be required of him for the future.

Sycophancy was as acceptable as real regard, since each catered to his vanity.

The Lady DocCaroline Lockhart

His mother, Livia Augusta, was the object of a like sycophancy.

The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

To this end he had spared neither money nor sycophancy in order to gain the favor of the late king.

A King of TyreJames M. Ludlow
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