Definition of 'flattery'
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What is it they say about imitation and flattery? The Sun (2014)But you see others borrowing from us - and the highest form of flattery is imitation. The Sun (2008)The flattery sounds over-the-top but the feelings are sincere. The Sun (2013)To enjoy flattery, let your guard down. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)If making a speech, flattery will get you anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He doorsteps the cast with his usual barrage of front and flattery, which gets him farther than he probably deserves. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Here imitation was sincere flattery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I don't like flattery or attention. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You crave the flattery and attention these men give you, though the buzz is short-lived. The Sun (2007) Charm, flattery and lies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This column has strictly no room for personal prejudice, of course, but flattery will get you somewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said that I would look marvellous, and any woman would enjoy such flattery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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