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to compliment excessively and ingratiatingly

to look good on or with

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An irresistible itch erupted on what is rather flatteringly called the arch on my flat right foot.
In a treasured letter to Clare, Bloomfield wrote flatteringly about his poetry, urging him to continue writing:
The New York Times flatteringly cites the vast selection, from apricotines to macarons, saying, "You'll be spoiled for choice — and will probably spoil your lunch.
Your stories are fantastic," the new editor of the Hebrew literature series, only slightly older than him, said flatteringly, "but precisely because your writing is so .
But Mao, who had become a revolutionary fighter whilst working at Peking University, came to admire the peasants of his country and wrote flatteringly about them in numerous poems, many of which were based on folk wisdom as enunciated by the peasantry.
I can just about manage one last time with these people, flatteringly described by Nye Bevan as "lower than
It would serve as a bold, beautiful signature for a team that risks being remembered none too flatteringly as Those Feudin' Lakers.
Lara's big moments in this owe more to hype, Angelina Jolie and flatteringly rounded polygons than well-designed gameplay.
There was still time for more, perhaps flatteringly, as Torres tucked into an open goal with seven minutes left from Hazard's pass after Ashdown had denied Lampard.
They also have necklines that don't gap, higher underarm and backlines which hide visible scarring, adjustable straps for a perfect fit and empire waistlines that fall flatteringly around the tummy and hips.
WALSALL'S slide out of the League One play-offs race gathered pace after a flatteringly slight defeat to substantially superior Southend.
Recently profiled in an exclusive interview with Tatler Magazine (Dec 2006), where he was flatteringly and perhaps uniquely compared to James Bond, Jay Gatsby and Thomas Crown, Hains is now opening up his fascinating world to one lucky winner.
Bathing beauties who want to achieve that sassy Florida look will be making a splash this summer in flatteringly tailored swimwear.
A slightly mad woman at the swimming pool one day asked if I was his granny, but aside from that - rather flatteringly - people are usually surprised at how old I am.