flattery


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excessive, ingratiating praise

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He added: "I'm not the type of character that goes out a lot so I got into going out a lot and being recognised and I like a little bit of flattery here and there.
Flattery was one of several postal worker delegates who met yesterday with representatives of Sen.
Artists and record companies have previously taken action against anyone copying their songs but bootlegging has now become a form of flattery. Bowie will headline this year's T in The Park in July.
Don't feel bad about flattery, says American writer Richard Stengel, as this is adaptive behaviour that has helped us survive since caveman days.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the aroma surrounding this Strasbourg educator would be positively intoxicating.
The Tyneside employees, headed by Sage's President of Europe Brendan Flattery, pruned, dug and cleaned ditches, litter picked, cleaned streams and painted street furniture among other activities.
Flattery said he and Dave West, president of the National Postal Mail Handler's Union, have set up a meeting with Sen.
St Anne's Rovers also won 4-0 after a superb double from Sammy Gains and two well-taken finishes from Chelsea Taylor and Sophie Flattery.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Pamela Anderson should be delighted.
The flattery is part of a wder scheme to achieve a more selfish goal.
The ways in which actor and audience are affected by their mutual exchange redefines theatricality and leads back to the actor's psyche, a flatterer himself and the object of flattery, but always - as so many of Shakespeare's characters - the sad celebrity and the parasite rolled into one.
Still, if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Hyundai should be well pleased.
YESTERDAY I revealed that Madonna had said of Lady Gaga: "Imitation is the highest form of flattery."
Flattery was a kitchen aide at the Providence House Nursing Home for many years, retiring in 1987.
But imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and it was good to see Zammo (key shop owner Lee McDonald) and Ziggy (Scouse actor George Christopher, pic-tured) again.