how to pronounce flattery


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the above transcription of flattery is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

flattery is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of flattery in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… well to flattery homeopathy and a …”

meanings of flattery


  1. An instance of excessive praise.
  2. Excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour.

flattery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flattery occurs in english on average 1.6 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 flattery 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 flattery can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with flattery


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