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Sycophantic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

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  • S. Korean Authorities Flailed for Their Sycophantic Behavior
    Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) -- The south Korean newspaper Hangyore carried an editorial on Oct. 24 condemning the puppet authorities for abandoning the transfer of the right to wartime operation control (OPECON). Read more on this news related to 'Sycophantic'
  • Jeff Patch: Civil service suffers from 'sycophantic culture'
    The New Brunswick public service is in need of a cultural shake up as too many bureaucrats are shying away from giving ministers their best advice or owe their jobs to political parties, according to a retired civil servant. ​Jeff Patch, who joined the civil service in 1981, said he observed an influx of partisans inside the bureaucracy, starting in the 1990s an Read more on this news related to 'Sycophantic'

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