What does adulatory mean?

adulatory meaning in General Dictionary

Containing extortionate compliments or praise servilely praising flattering as an adulatory target

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  • obsequiously free
  • Containing exorbitant praise or praise; servilely praising; flattering; because, an adulatory address.

adulatory meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Containing extortionate praise or compliment; servilely praising; flattering; since, an adulatory address.


Sentence Examples with the word adulatory

The worst blot on his fair fame is his adulatory congratulation of the murderous usurper Phocas; though his correspondence with the Frankish queen Brunhilda, and the series of letters to and concerning the renegade monk Venantius also present problems which his admirers find difficult of solution.

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