- n. 谄媚；阿谀；巴结
- I find his flattery odious.
- His letter was dripping with flattery.
- She used flattery to worm her way into his confidence.
- They don't need to resort to flattery.
- You can buy flattery, but envy must be earned.
- self-flattery 自吹自擂
Tyranny over his inferiors, and flattery to the queen.出自： Goldsmith
It sounded like flattery, like the kind of extravagant compliment he used to give her.出自： C. P. Snow