[ flat-ree ]
/ ˈflæt ri /
Cape, a cape in NW Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula, at the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait.
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/ (ˈflætərɪ) /
noun plural -teries
the act of flattering
excessive or insincere praise
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
early 14c., from Old French flaterie, from flater (see flatter).
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