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flattering

adjective

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flattering

verb
present participle of flatter

Synonyms & Antonyms of flattering (Entry 2 of 2)

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 flattering was in the 15th century

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“Flattering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flattering. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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