Definition of Sycophancies

1. sycophancy [n] - See also: sycophancy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sycophancies

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sycee
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sycite
sycites
sycoceric acid
sycoceryl
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sycomore
sycomore fig
sycomore figs
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syconia
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sycophancies (current term)
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sycophant
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sycophantical
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sycophantism
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Literary usage of Sycophancies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"... the blinking of disagreeable truths, the sickening flatteries, the simulated grief, the falsehood and sycophancies—all uttered in the name of ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1857)
"His sneaking sycophancies, his greediness and forwardness, whatever was bestial and earthly in him, are so many blemishes in his book, which still disturb ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"... when Napoleon, in the midst of sycophancies, and after a levee of kings, at the Tuilleries, spent the hours till dawn over a map of the Peninsula. ..."

4. Theories of Style, with Especial Reference to Prose Composition; Essays by Lane Cooper (1907)
"... equally by their sycophancies to the mob and by their libels of foreign princes. Hundreds of years afterwards, a Greek writer, upon reviewing this most ..."

5. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... the blinking of disagreeable truths, the sickening flatteries, the simulated grief, the falsehood and sycophancies — all uttered in the name of Heaven ..."

6. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"... the blinking of disagreeable truths, the sickening flatteries, the simulated grief, the falsehood and sycophancies—all uttered in the name of ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1857)
"His sneaking sycophancies, his greediness and forwardness, whatever was bestial and earthly in him, are so many blemishes in his book, which still disturb ..."

8. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"... when Napoleon, in the midst of sycophancies, and after a levee of kings, at the Tuilleries, spent the hours till dawn over a map of the Peninsula. ..."

9. Theories of Style, with Especial Reference to Prose Composition; Essays by Lane Cooper (1907)
"... equally by their sycophancies to the mob and by their libels of foreign princes. Hundreds of years afterwards, a Greek writer, upon reviewing this most ..."

10. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... the blinking of disagreeable truths, the sickening flatteries, the simulated grief, the falsehood and sycophancies — all uttered in the name of Heaven ..."

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