sycophantishly love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a sycophant.

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Examples

  • The welcome they received in days when (as is recorded by Scott) the mail occasionally arrived at Edinburgh carrying only one single letter, has given such letters a reputation for delightfulness utterly disconnected with any intrinsic merit, but which we sycophantishly accept after a hundred or two hundred years, handing it on with hypocritical phrases about "quaintness," and "vivid picture of the past," and similar nonsense.

    Hortus Vitae Essays on the Gardening of Life

  • Neither proud was Kate, nor sycophantishly and falsely humble.

    Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers — Volume 1

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