Synonyms of flattery in English:

flattery


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noun

1‘the old man sounded mollified by the flattery’

SYNONYMS
praise, adulation, compliments, blandishments, admiration, honeyed words, pats on the back
fawning, simpering, puffery, blarney, cajolery, wheedling
informal sweet talk, soft soap, spiel, buttering up, cosying up, toadying, currying favour, weasel words
British informal flannel
North American informal brown-nosing
British vulgar slang arse-kissing, arse-licking
North American vulgar slang ass-kissing, ass-licking
rare laudation
ANTONYMS

criticism