Alone among the servants he had no time for sycophancy or subservience.
He knew that the malice was as shallow as the good will; and the alternatives were resentment, sycophancy, or a little subtlety.
The President, however, was growing weary of his own sycophancy.
And never was there such a mixture of finery, effeminacy, insolence, and sycophancy in any royal minion before or since.
They were taunted with sycophancy to England, and a craving after English distinctions and aristocratic preeminence.
Those titles, which are lavished by sycophancy and caught at by vanity, are now little used.
Her contempt of sycophancy, and bold independence led her constantly into trouble.
His mother, Livia Augusta, was the object of a like sycophancy.
T is because they won't labor—because they won't work—that they are driven to acts of sycophancy and meanness.
This has been said and reiterated, until it descends into the lowest depths of sycophancy and utter folly.