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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But Fouquet flatters to deceive and is undone by his boring accountant rival Jean Baptiste Colbert (Stephen Boxer), who persuades Louis and his overbearing mother Anne (Barbara Jefford) that Fouquet is all bad.
Burden often flatters to deceive and he was found wanting by Patrick Delsemme in the
Golden Row often flatters to deceive but following his close third to Goss, will be a big fancy for the www.
The site also carries a good news section-and flatters to deceive by promising a liberal dollop of James Underwood's trenchant comment.