flattered


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Synonyms for flattered

pleased

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I knew it was silly, but they flattered me and said I was a beauty, and quantities of nonsense, so I let them make a fool of me.
Very much grieved and concerned I had flattered myself that she must be better after such a cordial as I knew had been given her in the morning.
Catherine had kept up her acquaintance with the Lintons since her five-weeks' residence among them; and as she had no temptation to show her rough side in their company, and had the sense to be ashamed of being rude where she experienced such invariable courtesy, she imposed unwittingly on the old lady and gentleman by her ingenious cordiality; gained the admiration of Isabella, and the heart and soul of her brother: acquisitions that flattered her from the first - for she was full of ambition - and led her to adopt a double character without exactly intending to deceive any one.
Perhaps he was secretly rather flattered by her evident desire for his elderly company.
In your place, I should have felt flattered by the selection.
Monseigneur, I am flattered to devote myself to your orders.
I felt extremely flattered by this arrangement, and we commenced carrying it into execution that very evening.
I liked it for a few moments, but she flattered me so very grossly that the pleasure was soon over.
It had been the spring, it will be remembered, that had prompted them to go on pilgrimage; and me, too, the spring was filling with strange, undefinable longings, and though I flattered myself that I had set out in pursuance of a definitely taken resolve, I had really no more freedom in the matter than the children who followed at the heels of the mad piper.
Sir Walter, indeed, though he had no affection for Anne, and no vanity flattered, to make him really happy on the occasion, was very far from thinking it a bad match for her.
They had their great cousins, to be sure, to resort to for comfort; but they must long feel that to flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.
She is not a woman to be flattered because I made myself despicable-- to believe that I must be true to her because I was a dastard to you.
However, it was not all a bed of roses for des Lupeaulx; he flattered and advised his master, forced to flatter in order to advise, to advise while flattering, and disguise the advice under the flattery.
Naturally, Rita is very flattered but is biding her time over a decision.