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Definition of Adulation

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flattery, fawning; excessive devotion
Adulation Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is merited.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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adulation
\ad`u*la"tion\ (&?;), n. [f. adulation, fr. l. adulatio, fr. adulari, adulatum, to flatter.] servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is merited. think'st thou the fiery fever will go out with titles blown from adulation?

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gorfoliant = n. adulation
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
(hypernym) flattery
Adulation Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream that you seek adulation, foretells that you will pompously fill unmerited positions of honor.

If you offer adulation, you will expressly part with some dear belonging in the hope of furthering material interests.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Adulation Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Flattery (also called adulation or blandishment) is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for the purpose of ingratiating oneself with the subject.

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