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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: flattering (0.01419 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to flattering.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: flatter membagus-baguskan, memelet, mencumbu, menggula, menyanjung belai
English → English (WordNet) Definition: flattering flattering adj : tending to reveal or represent favorably [ant: unflattering]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Flattering Flatter \Flat"ter\ (fl[a^]t"t[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flattered; p. pr. & vb. n. Flattering.] [OE. flateren, cf. OD. flatteren; akin to G. flattern to flutter, Icel. fla[eth]ra to fawn, flatter: cf. F. flatter. Cf. Flitter, Flutter, Flattery.] 1. To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by artful and interested commendation or attentions; to blandish; to cajole; to wheedle. [1913 Webster] When I tell him he hates flatterers, He says he does, being then most flattered. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A man that flattereth his neighbor, spreadeth a net for his feet. --Prov. xxix. 5. [1913 Webster] Others he flattered by asking their advice. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations. [1913 Webster] 3. To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of; as, his portrait flatters him. [1913 Webster] Flattering \Flat"ter*ing\, a. That flatters (in the various senses of the verb); as, a flattering speech. [1913 Webster] Lay not that flattering unction to your soul. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A flattering painter, who made it his care, To draw men as they ought be, not as they are. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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