flatter

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Synonyms for flatter

Synonyms for flatter

to compliment excessively and ingratiatingly

to look good on or with

Synonyms for flatter

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The PR man flattered to deceive with spin in opposition.
Elusive Warrior once again flattered to deceive for his connections and managed to hoodwink (a party piece of his) some punters into backing him at an in-running low of 2.
It is hard to put your finger on what has gone wrong, perhaps we just flattered to deceive in pre-season.
Derry flattered to deceive in the early stages when they moved 0-4 to 0-1 ahead, points from Paddy Bradley, Gavin Diamond (two) and Enda Muldoon cancelling out Chris Conway's third minute opener.
Loughran was hard at work in front on Central House, stalked by a motionless Paul Carberry on Watson Lake, but the latter flattered to deceive once again, having been backed down to 1.
We're good enough, as we have already proved, to beat sides like this, but once again we flattered to deceive and that's disappointing.
Chabrimal Minster again flattered to deceive in the staying novice chase and is one to avoid at a short price.
Here in Waterford we have worked hard over the years but flattered to deceive on too many occasions," admits McCarthy.
The ex-Harlequins halfback has flattered to deceive in his three games for the Kiwis so far.
Layers took the opposite view, noting that this 'frustrating' sort had flattered to deceive on previous occasions and was now winless since 2002.
But despite forcing nine corners after the interval, the Swans flattered to deceive.
The grey has been set some stiff tasks against the likes of champion stayer Yeats but often flattered to deceive when cruising into contention in the closing stages, only to be out-battled in the dying strides.
Once again he came there cruising, just as he did at Cheltenham, and once again he flattered to deceive, offering his 1.
It's not the first time that Offaly have flattered to deceive having limped over Tipperary earlier in the League programme.
Arsenal may have often flattered to deceive in this competition before, but in this awesome form they need fear no-one and most bookmakers cannot split the Londoners and Real Madrid at the head of the Champions League betting.