adulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from adulation, 1777.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.d͡ʒə.leɪt/

Verb[edit]

adulate (third-person singular simple present adulates, present participle adulating, simple past and past participle adulated)

  1. To flatter effusively.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “adulate”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

adulate

  1. inflection of adulare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

adulate f pl

  1. feminine plural of adulato

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

adūlāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of adūlātus