sycophant

[ sik-uh-fuhnt, -fant, sahy-kuh- ]
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Shakespeare was a sycophant, a flunkey if you will, but nothing worse.

People will say he was a vulgar parvenu, a sycophant, a snob—heaven knows what.

The sycophant recognised the arms on the panel and collapsed.

"Then a sycophant he is and will remain," said the Alexandrian with a laugh.

Though, like most of his order, zealous for monarchy, he was no sycophant.

He bowed and smiled—the smile of a courtier and sycophant—a smile I hated.

Hold your tongue; you are but a sycophant, and deserve punishment.

If Absalom is a type of the demagogue, Shimei surely is a type of the sycophant.

"Don't go any nearer to them," said the Judge, in the tones of a sycophant.

Now, to my thinking, the most loathsome of all characters is a sycophant.

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