adulation


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Synonyms for adulation

excessive, ingratiating praise

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servile flattery

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I have been offered mock adulation, treated with mock reserve or with mock devotion, I have been fawned upon with an appalling earnestness of purpose, I can tell you; but these later honours, my dear, came to me in the shape of a very loyal and very scrupulous gentleman.
The two gentlemen having, by the greediness with which this little bait was swallowed, tested the extent of Mrs Wititterly's appetite for adulation, proceeded to administer that commodity in very large doses, thus affording to Sir Mulberry Hawk an opportunity of pestering Miss Nickleby with questions and remarks, to which she was absolutely obliged to make some reply.
He who is the real tyrant, whatever men may think, is the real slave, and is obliged to practise the greatest adulation and servility, and to be the flatterer of the vilest of mankind.
His bodily vigour, his cool inflexible manner, his courage and his fairness, had secured for him much respect and some adulation in the sphere of his early successes.
A few days before, the adulations and applauses of a nation were sounding in her ears, and now she was come to this!
All that wealth and adulation, and the poor bloke can't remember his own name.
It's time this spoiled boy grew up and realised that showbiz is not all about adulation and being a superstar.
Bryan Robson is desperate to retain the adulation of the West Brom fans by avoiding being a flop in his new role as manager at The Hawthorns.
The England rugby team did this country proud and deserve all the credit and adulation they received when they were given the reception in London, thePalace and Downing Street.
It's doubtful Liverpool has seen such adulation since the Beatles heyday.
DAVID BECKHAM has every right to milk the adulation he'll get at Wembley today - if he surpasses Bobby Moore's appearance record.
GOLD MAN OF HOY: The; Scot laps up the adulation after powering to Olympic time-trial victory yesterday
STARS SHINE: Liv Tyler,above, and Sir Ian McKellen enjoying the adulation last night
He arrives at Wimbledon, he receives all this adulation from the media and the fans as if he were a champion, when the fact of the matter is he just hasn't got what it takes to win the Wimbledon tennis title.
Now Houllier is beginning to receive a similar kind of adulation, maybe more so than some of those other Liverpool legends ever received.