verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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In the years since, he has become the go-to designer for some of the most prominent women in the world, thanks to his career-long commitment to designing clothes that flatter all women, regardless of size or background.Introducing the TIME 2030 Committee Advising on Solutions for the Future|TIME Staff|February 5, 2021|Time
A flatter script could have easily made Kylie the hard-edged instigator of most of the conflict between her and her mother, but O’Reilly always lets us see how much Kylie cares about her family beneath her ongoing frustration with her confinement.One Good Thing: Housebound is the perfect horror comedy for the perpetually quarantined|Aja Romano|December 31, 2020|Vox
At a time when other Paris labels were obsessed with flattering the female form, Cardin’s designs cast the wearer as a sort of glorified hanger, there to showcase the clothes’ sharp shapes and graphic patterns.Pierre Cardin, legendary fashion designer and licensing genius, dies at 98|Bernhard Warner|December 29, 2020|Fortune
I mean the notion that the artist’s job is not to entertain the audience or flatter its beliefs, not to praise the lord, the group, or the sports drink, but to speak a new truth.Art has been brutalized by tech’s giants. How can it survive?|Konstantin Kakaes|December 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I was more impressed when she nailed a few less flattering character traits.
Once in power, they often hired gifted artists to portray them in flattering and benevolent poses.
That is almost flattering to the incarcerated population, in my opinion.
For the most part, however, the day was all about flattering the assembled—even as they were urged to never, ever, ever give up.
This noble effort won Letta the flattering honor of having “balls of steel”.
Mrs. Kaye's expressive eyes, which had dwelt on Isabel with flattering attention, fell to the tip of her cigarette.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Naturally, the picture was not perfect, but it well merited the flattering reception which it received.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
I was flattering myself that the puppy was choosing my company to the hunt, for I always value the approval of a dog.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
She, of course, was received with the most flattering attention, and great deference was paid to her opinions.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
This was very flattering to those ladies, especially the Diplomast, considering the great odds they had to contend with.