Flattery

[ flat-ree ]
/ ˈflæt ri /

noun

Cape, a cape in NW Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula, at the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait.

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British Dictionary definitions for cape-flattery

flattery

/ (ˈflætərɪ) /

noun plural -teries

the act of flattering
excessive or insincere praise
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Word Origin and History for cape-flattery

flattery

n.

early 14c., from Old French flaterie, from flater (see flatter).

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