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adulation

General Crossword Questions for “adulation”

  • Praise - flattery
  • Mature individual's absorbing article on flattery

Encyclopedia

  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Adulation) Flattery (also called adulation or blandishment) is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for. — “Flattery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • George Fletcher Moore said it bore little resemblance to the living This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see. — “Yagan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Matinée idol is a term used mainly to describe film or theatre stars who are adored to the point of adulation by their fans. Invariably the adulation was fixated on the actor's looks rather than performance. — “Matinee idol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • For Russian historians, strange and terrible to say, Napoleon–that most insignificant tool of history who never anywhere, even in exile, showed human dignity–Napoleon is the object of adulation and enthusiasm; he is grand. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • For Russian historians, strange and terrible to say, Napoleon–that most insignificant tool of history who never anywhere, even in exile, showed human dignity–Napoleon is the object of adulation and enthusiasm; he is grand. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • William always wanted Paul or Annie to go along with them on their walks. It was so much more interesting. And Paul really DID admire "Gipsy" wholeheartedly; in fact, his mother scarcely forgave the boy for the adulation with which he treated the girl. — “Sons and lovers” by D H Lawrence
  • He said quite moodily, 'And how much do I get for that, senor?' Then it dawned upon me that perhaps this man's vanity has been satiated by the adulation of the common people and the confidence of his superiors!" — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • This is one instance of that adulation which we bestow on our own minds, and this almost universally. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • Tell him, too, that I do not care a farthing for the threat he holds out to me of depriving me of my profit by means of his book; for, to borrow from the famous interlude of "The Perendenga," I say in answer to him, "Long life to my lord the Veintiquatro, and Christ be with us all." Long life to the great Conde de Lemos, whose Christian charity and well-known generosity support me against all the strokes of my curst fortune; and long life to the supreme benevolence of His Eminence of Toledo, Don Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas; and what matter if there be no printing-presses in the world, or if they print more books against me than there are letters in the verses of Mingo Revulgo! These two princes, unsought by any adulation or flattery of mine, of their own goodness alone, have taken it upon them to show me kindness and protect me, and in this I consider myself happier and richer than if Fortune had raised me to her greatest height in the ordinary way. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes

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