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flatter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flatter

  1. 1 to praise too much the billionaire has an army of assistants who are eager to flatter him at every opportunity Synonyms of flatter adulate, belaud, blarney, butter up, hero-worship, honey, massage, overpraise, puff, soft-soap, stroke Words Related to flatter blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; fawn, kowtow, suck (up to), toady; idolize, worship; eulogize, extol (also extoll), laud, praise; applaud, commend, compliment; congratulate, felicitate; drool, gush, slaver, slobber; endear, ingratiate; court, romance, woo Near Antonyms of flatter bad-mouth, belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage, put down

  2. 2 to think highly of (oneself) don't flatter yourself that no one has ever thought of that idea before Synonyms of flatter pride, pique, plumeWords Related to flatter boast, brag, crow, gasconade, swagger, swank, swash, vapor, vaunt; congratulate, felicitate



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