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to compliment excessively and ingratiatingly

to look good on or with

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Another pro-government journalist, Akif Beki, who writes a regular column for the HE-rriyet daily, has also complained about the extravagant tributes to Erdoy-an offered by certain pro-government flatterers.
If there are no flatterers and laws are implemented on all, the distance between the government and the masses can be overcome, which can help end misfortunes and will can have peace and stability," the lawmaker remarked.
Ashok Mitra, stated that "the CPI(M) leadership is blind of hubris and the party has turned into a wide open field of flatterers and court jesters dominated by 'anti-socials'".
He lamented that sycophants and flatterers were surrounding Mian Brothers as a result of which sincere workers were being totally ignored by the party due to which PML-N which had won almost all the seats of MNA and MPAs in the district during 2013 general election has been inflicted insulting defeat on May 29 by-election to PP-107.
VVTHE Flatterers BOTH Brother John and Jaytee Barzelona picked up plaudits for qualifying from seemingly hopeless positions, but a more detailed analysis of their respective races suggests the cards fell their way to an extent.
Finally, following Tocqueville's example, Hancock advises us to be friends of liberal democracy-not flatterers, but good and wise friends, who recognize that liberal democracy partakes of something deeply true about the human condition while also understanding that it must be managed lest it undermine our humanity.
It is intriguing that in both plays, the banquet where Timon attacks his flatterers demonstrates a moment where an individual is not in control of his body and both banquets conclude with a descent into misanthropy.
One of the most interesting hermeneutic strategies that W implements throughout his book is to draw together all the scattered instances of NQ where Seneca resorts to negative examples of behaviors, attitudes or habits into an extremely heterogeneous "community of deviants", which includes, among others, the vitiosi of Seneca's Rome (Hostius Quadra being their most extreme incarnation), the delicati, the flatterers, the luxuriosi, 'the marauders who sail the seas in search of war' (204), or 'the historici .
Again, multitudes of flatterers, media stars and politicians compete with each other in adulation of "Bibi, King of Israel.
Self love is the greatest of all flatterers," she wrote, along with a picture of her in flannel, gold bracelets, and red lipstick.
Bank insiders likened his leadership style to that of the comrade -- all decisions were taken by him personally, any executive who expressed disagreement with his choices was sidelined, he surrounded himself with flatterers and he never admitted making a mistake.
But the torrent of toadying has annoyed some staff as it gives the impression the station is full of flatterers.
Dante's flatterers are "plunged in human filth" and "fouled with ordure"; Ginsberg's men, sobbing with despair, defied pollution and "jumped in the filthy Passaic" In the Inferno the peculators are boiled in sticky pitch; Ginsberg's pals are also "burned alive.
Person of the year This person is Roza Otunbaeva, whose will and promise to transfer power peacefully was not prevented by flatterers surrounding her and comfortable leather chair.
Our total failure Is found in the vested interests we use to justify our inaction and in the psychology of the flatterers and manipulators we elect to lead us.