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Synonyms for flatter
ˈflæt ərflat·ter

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flatter

    To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.

    See synonyms for AFFRONT.

    caress, coddle, court, embrace, fondle, kiss, pamper, pet

    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flatter, blandishverb

    praise somewhat dishonestly


    pick at, belittle, disparage

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  1. flatterverb

    blandish, cajole, wheedle, compliment

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flatter":

    patronize, soothe

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How to use flatter in a sentence?

  1. Dave Brailsford:

    The focus will be on supporting Vincenzo Nibali and protecting through the flatter, mid-mountain stages, then, when it comes to the key stages, Vincenzo Nibali can do Vincenzo Nibali thing.

  2. Ben Carson:

    I support a plan that is much flatter and fairer, i also strongly believe that every American should pay something according to their means. We are all Americans and we all have the same rights and responsibilities.

  3. Unknown:

    The more you run over a dead cat, the flatter it gets.

  4. Stephen Cohen:

    Interest rates are really starting to bite. Cash is now expensive. Cross-border flows are being driven by 'how do I get away from negative yields', as rates go lower and curves go flatter, finding yield by extending duration is clearly running out of steam.

  5. Molière:

    The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.

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