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synonyms for sycophantic

  • charming
  • disarming
  • smarmy
  • crawling
  • flattering
  • humble
  • insinuating
  • serving
  • toadying
  • deferential
  • obsequious
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • soft
  • unctuous
  • flattering
  • humble
  • cringing
  • crawling
  • ingratiating
  • prostrate
  • abject
  • compliant
  • mealy-mouthed
  • obsequious
  • servile
  • slavish
  • spineless
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • sycophant
  • parasitic
  • scraping
  • sniveling
  • bootlicking
  • cowering
  • bowing
  • adulatory
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antonyms for sycophantic

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  • deterring
  • disgusting
  • repellent
  • superior
  • elevated
  • high
  • noble
  • talented
  • skilled
  • moral
  • honest
  • unusual
  • exciting
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        How to use sycophantic in a sentence

        A faint sycophantic smile lightened the amazed features of Joseph.
        THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
        "I hope he is making a handsome man of me," said Turner, in a sycophantic way.
        THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
        She's amazing, considering the sickly, sycophantic atmosphere she's been brought up in.
        THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
        They stand not aloof with the gaping vacuity of vulgar ignorance, nor bend with the cringe of sycophantic insignificance.
        THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IITHOMAS PAINE
        Tesla was replying, not so fawningly, the bay beneath his soft words mastering his sycophantic tones.
        ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
        Business and professional men had long been groveling in sycophantic servility at the feet of "the clique."
        THE CENTRALIA CONSPIRACYRALPH CHAPLIN
        Yet they made themselves sycophantic servants of the King of Spain.
        AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
        At the same time, he was in no wise sycophantic where either wealth, power or fame was concerned.
        TWELVE MENTHEODORE DREISER
        No sycophantic awe, or respect for place and title, restrains his caustic and withering pen.
        THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
        Grap pere was a Russianised German and an intolerably effusive, sycophantic old man who was more often than not tipsy.
        YOUTHLEO TOLSTOY
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO SYCOPHANTIC

        • abject
        • adulatory
        • bootlicking
        • bowing
        • compliant
        • cowering
        • crawling
        • cringing
        • flattering
        • humble
        • ingratiating
        • mealy-mouthed
        • obsequious
        • parasitic
        • prostrate
        • scraping
        • servile
        • slavish
        • sniveling
        • spineless
        • submissive
        • subservient
        • sycophant
        • sycophantic
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