verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Johnson heard it all, and mischief-makers, flatterers, and his own paranoid imagination then invented even more.
Most of the men concerned in it he either held for honest fanatics or despised as flatterers of the mob--ignobly pliant.The Testing of Diana Mallory|Mrs. Humphry Ward
His flatterers knew how to play upon his weakness, and they never failed to do so.Cecil Rhodes|Princess Catherine Radziwill
The Queen had past to her cabinet, the flatterers of the Court, and Lethington principally, raged.Royal Edinburgh|Margaret Oliphant
Having thus bribed the Deity, and received the encouragement of his flatterers, the Duke got into bed again.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
Vainglorious men are the scorn of wise men, the admiration of fools, the idols of flatterers, and the slaves of their own pride.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter