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1 to praise too much
  • the billionaire has an army of assistants who are eager to flatter him at every opportunity

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2 to think highly of (oneself)
  • don't flatter yourself that no one has ever thought of that idea before

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The first known use of flatter was in the 13th century

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“Flatter.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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