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Origin of sycophant
OTHER WORDS FROM sycophantsyc·o·phan·tic, syc·o·phan·ti·cal, syc·o·phant·ish, adjectivesyc·o·phan·ti·cal·ly, syc·o·phant·ish·ly, adverbsyc·o·phant·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sycophant
In memory, he was reviled as a servile race traitor, a cringing sycophant to white wealth and power.
However reactionary a sycophant to rich people and slasher of programs for others he might be, he is the governor.
Worse yet, this now elderly American with his signature mutton chops was a royal sycophant.
The same intriguing sycophant who had encouraged the Papist in one fatal error was now encouraging the soldier in another.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Voluerunt sycophant theologi λεοντἡν illam sibi circumdare, ut essent nobis formidabiliores.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
"Don't go any nearer to them," said the Judge, in the tones of a sycophant.The ghosts of their ancestors|Weymer Jay Mills
Avaunt, thou grand sycophant of the nineteenth century, thou vile usurper of the people's throne!Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
The sycophant B would come to the magistrate, offer 1600 for the property, and lodge the 1600 with the magistrate.Speculations from Political Economy|C. B. Clarke