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  • n. Plural form of flatter.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flatter.


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  • The cat of "The Blue Bird" fawns and flatters, which is something no real cat was ever known to do.

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  • I've said before that white flatters the skin, particularly when it is sun-kissed.

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  • A boldly striped bikini with a low-cut top features cute pleats and a high-waisted style that flatters a curvier figure.

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  • He also forcefully flatters Michaeli, with a wink to the readers, as if to say See how well I treat another feminist.

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  • What makes it so is clear, Tiffany Lawrence has a great eye for detail; she is focused on utility of her coats by minimizing the waist, pays attention to trim and flatters the female form.

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  • If she is pregnant, the dress really flatters her shape and I love the belt, at least from far away.

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  • But to have the opportunity to compare Bouguereau's "L'Amour Vainqueur," a virtuosic 1886 painting of Cupid and Psyche in flight, sitting side by side with Jeff Koons's "Cherubs," a couple of kitschy putti that ought to kill the market in porcelain collectibles for good, flatters both works.

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  • Body types differ but a one shouldered column dress in a forgiving fabric flatters most figures.

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  • I could have just cited the book's title and left it at that, a title written in 18th-century style for whatever reason: "LOSING IT—in which an aging professor laments his shrinking BRAIN, which he flatters himself formerly did him Noble Service, a Plaint, tragi-comical, historical, vengeful, sometimes satirical and thankful in six parts, if his Memory does yet serve."

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  • This is because your re-growth color can hold in check your new shade choice to help guarantee it flatters your complexion.

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