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adulatory
adjective
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How to pronounce adulatory:

Definition of adulatory:

adulatory (adjective):
showing or representing to advantage.

Synonyms for adulatory:

abundant
artificial
becoming
blandishing
bootlicking
cloying
demonstrative
effusive
extravagant
fawning
flattering
fulsome
gushing
gushy
hagiographic
hagiographical
ingratiating
ingratiatory
insinuating
lavish
obsequious
oily
oleaginous
praising
servile
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Antonyms for adulatory:

abusive
adverse
belittling
blaming
blunt
candid
captious
carping
castigating
catty
caviling
cavilling
censorious
censuring
contemptuous
contumelious
critical
damaging
damning
defamatory
denigratory
denouncing
deprecating
deprecatory
depreciative
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