Synonyms and Antonyms of flattery
excessive praise a talk show host who is known for charming her guests with disingenuous flattery Synonyms adulation, blarney, butter, flannel [British], incense, overpraise, soft soap, sweet talk, taffy Related Words allurements, blandishments, endearments; caresses, compliments, congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respects; adoration, idolatry, worship; fawning, sycophancy, toadying; cajolement, cajolery, ingratiation, smarm; acclaim, applause, commendation, praise Near Antonyms bad-mouthing, belittlement, depreciation, detraction, disparagement, put-down
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