sycophantic

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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

sycophantically

play \-ˈfan-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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