Thesaurus / sycophantic

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That was said not vainly or presumptuously, but in reproof of sycophantic courtiers.

That the pastoral was forced to serve the menial part of a vehicle of sycophantic praise is less easily pardoned.

Business and professional men had long been groveling in sycophantic servility at the feet of "the clique."

The trusty had a silly, sycophantic manner of raising one hand in salute.

The FinancierTheodore Dreiser

His age may have been fifty; his air was mean and sycophantic.

The Strolling SaintRaphael Sabatini

"I hope he is making a handsome man of me," said Turner, in a sycophantic way.

This sycophantic nation liked nothing better than to hear the soldiers slandered, and therefore Manlius even slandered himself.

The world, with its sycophantic smile, now flatters, where it once frowned.

Affectation, with his sycophantic wiles, had won the heart of a degenerate generation.

Vondel's LuciferJoost van den Vondel

"It's a very old house," he thought, hopefully, and began to grade his reason to a condition of sycophantic credulity.

Poor RelationsCompton Mackenzie

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