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  • adj. flattering; deceitful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flattering; deceitful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Flattering: parasitical.

Etymologies

Latin Gnatho, name of a parasite in the Eunuchus of Terence, Ancient Greek; hence, a parasite in general. (Wiktionary)

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