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sycophantic

adjective sy·co·phan·tic \ˌsi-kə-ˈfan-tik also ˌsī-\

Definition of SYCOPHANTIC

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a sycophant :  fawning, obsequious <sycophantic compliments>
sy·co·phan·ti·cal·ly \-ˈfan-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of SYCOPHANTIC

1676

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