how to pronounce flattering


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flattering is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of flattering in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… so much more flattering and surprise …”

meanings of flattering


  1. The action of the verb to flatter.
  2. Instances of flattery.


  1. Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.


  1. Present participle of flatter.

flattering frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flattering occurs in english on average 4.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flattering can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flattering can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with flattering


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