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- v. Present participle of overflatter.
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Sebastian Wolking Damme, GermanyIn an otherwise overflattering profile of George W. Bush, we're told that "The '70s and early' 80s are seen as Bush's years in the wilderness, a time when he was drifting about in a sort of restless, perpetual adolescence."
"The specifications, sir, are overflattering; but I'm sure I don't feel insulted."
"Charming marchesa, if the book has done this, believe me that I have paid you no false compliment, -- formed no overflattering estimate of your nature; for the charm of the work is but in its simple appeal to good and generous emotions, and it can charm none in whom those emotions exist not!"