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English definition of “sycophantic”

sycophantic

adjective     /ˌsɪkəʊˈfæntɪk/ formal
Someone who is sycophantic praises people in authority in a way that is not sincere, especially in order to get an advantage for themselves.Praising insincerely or too eagerly
sycophant     /ˈsɪkəfænt/ noun [C]
(Definition of sycophantic adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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