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FLAT'TERING, ppr.

1. Gratifying with praise pleasing by applause wheedling coaxing.
2. a. Pleasing to pride or vanity gratifying to self-love as a flattering eulogy. The minister gives a flattering account of his reception at court.
3. Pleasing favorable encouraging hope. We have a flattering prospect of an abundant harvest. The symptoms of the disease are flattering.
4. Practicing adulation uttering false praise as a flattering tongue.
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Entry for 'Flattering'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​f/flattering.html.
 
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