overly or insincerely flattering <an office flunky who can be counted on to make an adulatory response to the boss's every suggestion> Related Words drooling
Near Antonyms artless
reflecting great admiration or devotion <an adulatory eulogy delivered at a beloved teacher's retirement party>
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