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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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In short, he so blended the warlike with the artful, the obvious with the obscure, as to flatter the propensities of both parties, and to leave to each subject of hope, while neither could say it clearly comprehended his intentions.
But I don't mean to flatter you: if you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
You would say you don't see it; at least I flatter myself I read as much in your eye
Now, when any vicious simpleton excites my disgust by his paltry ribaldry, I cannot flatter myself that I am better than he: I am forced to confess that he and I are on a level.
You must give me leave to flatter myself, my dear cousin, that your refusal of my addresses is merely words of course.
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.
Flatter them enough upon their absence of vanity, and you can do what you like with them.
If you are a civilian, the windows of this house flatter you worse than a newspaper, but if you're a soldier, they do you a grave injustice.
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.
If an honest, civil, smiling gentleman like you, was to talk but ten minutes to our old woman--that's Mrs Varden--and flatter her up a bit, you'd gain her over for ever.
Finding a pair that really fits and flatters can take a while and is very difficult online.
y g Choose a light that flatters you Harsh midday sun overhead casts heavy shadows and makes you squint.
To have teams of that magnitude saying you're a decent player, it gives me a smile and flatters me a lot.
Just make sure you pick out a colour that flatters.