adulator


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Synonyms for adulator

one who flatters another excessively

Synonyms for adulator

a person who uses flattery

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Because of these adulators, the merits of the others as the giants they may be are taken as pygmies.
I am sure he is a much better and a much bigger man than some of his adulators contemplate.
So if some of the illusions of the black wunderkind's adulators have been shattered and everybody has been returned to the real world - they had better make their decision at the ballot box in a realistic way.
No surprise, since the Gorby adulators in the media have done everything possible to ignore it.
Ali the adulators who conspire to transform the false into the true, and all the satirists bartering and squandering their skills in order to transform the true into the false, lose equally their design, WHAT IS, IS; AND WHAT IS NOT, IS NOT.
What the church needs today are not adulators to extol the status quo, but men whose humility and obedience are not less than their passion for the truth: men who face every misunderstanding and attack as they bear witness; who, in a word, love the church more than ease and the unruffled course of their personal destiny.
As a young German theologian named Joseph Ratzinger put it in 1962: "What the church needs today are not adulators to extol the status quo, but men whose humility and obedience are not less than their passion for the truth: men who face every misunderstanding and attack as they bear witness; men who, in a word, love the church more than ease and the unruffled course of their personal destiny.
It is the view to which the adulators of the Common Law have subscribed for centuries, namely that time and space lose their relevance in the Common Law's world of timeless and spaceless Reason.
Tsarist Russia: "Communist spokesmen and their foreign adulators rewrote history so as to blacken the reputation of the tsarist regime, while throwing favorable testimonies down the memory hole.
140) "Giocondo Giocondini--he too, perhaps of noble origin, inasmuch as his family had come from the outskirts of Arezzo in the retinue of an excise officer in charge of conducting investigations in the Urbino legation--like all servants and adulators, could not bear that his master--the jerk entrusted to him by chance, for the satisfaction of all his needs, and also to test his will and capacity to completely reverse their respective destinies--might be in some way superior to him.