flatter

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flatter englannista suomeksi

  1. nuoleskella, mielistellä, imarrella

  1. imarrella, mielistellä, nuoleskella

  2. imarrella

  3. kaunistella

  4. Verbi

  5. Substantiivi

flatter englanniksi

  1. (en-comparative of)

  2. To compliment someone, often (but not necessarily) insincerely and sometimes to win favour.

  3. (RQ:KJV)

  4. 1855, (w), ''History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain'', Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., Volume 1, Book 1, Chapter 7, p. 242,https://archive.org/details/cu31924028522716

  5. Some he complimented for their bravery; others he flattered by asking their advice.
  6. To enhance someone's vanity by praising them.

  7. To portray someone to advantage.

  8. (ux)

  9. (RQ:Shakespeare Two Gentlemen of Verona)

  10. To encourage or cheer someone with (usually false) hope.

  11. (RQ:Shakespeare Venus and Adonis)

  12. 1743, (w), ''The Pleasant, and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Robert Drury, during his Fifteen Years Captivity on the Island of Madagascar'', London, p. 9,https://archive.org/details/pleasantandsurp00drurgoog

  13. (..) I went up, and sat there two Hours and an half before I cou’d discern any Thing like Land; and when I first saw it I told my Comrade, but not being certain I wou’d not call out; for the Case was of such Importance, that they were not to be trifled with, or flatter’d into vain Hopes.
  14. A type of tool used by blacksmiths.

  15. A flat-faced fulling hammer.

  16. A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips such as watch springs.

  17. Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener.

  18. Someone who lives in a rented flat.

  19. to flatter

  20. to pet, to caress

  21. (verb form of)

  22. One who laughs a lot, giving in to children.

  23. Semi-liquid pulp.