Translation for 'flattery' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN1   a flattery | flatteries
NOUN2   flattery | -
flattery {noun}ласкателство {ср}
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Translation for 'flattery' from English to Bulgarian

flattery {noun}
ласкателство {ср}
Usage Examples English
  • As a person, Frösslind was described as an intelligent and humble character, unaffected by flattery and diligently and successfully developing her artistic talent.
  • Mr. Davern attempts to seduce Cathleen with flattery and kisses as her sons look on, but he soon passes out from alcohol poisoning.
  • Stengel has authored several books including "January Sun: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town", a non-fiction work about the lives of three men in rural South Africa, published in 1990 and "You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery" a popular history of flattery, published in 2000.
  • The exaltation "Sweet flattery!" at the end of the sonnet indicates sarcasm, since "flattery" usually indicates dishonest beauty.
  • "Without very much bloodshed" is an allusion to his own failed project to free the slaves, which he in hindsight saw as vanity and self-flattery.

  • Pick-up lines range from straightforward conversation openers such as introducing oneself, providing information about oneself, or asking someone about their likes and common interests, to more elaborate attempts including flattery or humour.
  • Many associations with flattery, however, are negative.
  • Sorry your flattery isn't quick enough.
  • This success earned the painter the reputation of a specialist in dynastic and aristocratic portraiture, skilled in combining likeness with flattery and enlivening official pomp with modern fashion.
  • The conclusion is, that friendship can not be won by flattery.

  • 1914: Bunter was head footman in the house of Sir John Sanderton ("A Presumption of Death") Although he does say how much he had learned from Wimsey, this might be flattery ("Whose Body").
  • Sinners guilty of excessive flattery are punished in this bolgia, immersed forever in a river of human excrement, similar to what their flatteries were. Thaïs the hetaira is found there.
  • Lavished on him all flattery and paean he could.
  • After the war, Bezymensky continued to write epigrams, criticizing careerism, flattery, and domestic opportunism.
  • Act I: Hamlet's insults and flattery.

  • Medea's flattery towards the king allowed her to ruin her enemies.
  • The common thread in the older and current meanings is that the sycophant is in both instances portrayed as a kind of parasite, speaking falsely and insincerely in the accusation or the flattery for gain.
  • Hedylogos or Hedylogus (...) was the god of sweet-talk and flattery. He is not mentioned in any existing literature, but he is depicted on ancient Greek vase paintings.
  • Emperor Daizong was pleased by the flattery.
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