GRE Word List


a servile self-seeking flatterer

The meaning of the word sycophant is a servile self-seeking flatterer.

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vernalof, relating to, or occurring in the spring
perpetrateto bring about or carry out (something, such as a crime or deception) : commit
comityfriendly social atmosphere : social harmony
elicitto call forth or draw out (something, such as information or a response)
vitiateto make faulty or defective : impair
pinchto squeeze between the finger and thumb or between the jaws of an instrument
senilitythe quality or state of being senile : the physical and mental decline associated with old age
legatoin a manner that is smooth and connected (as between successive tones)
swaggerto conduct oneself in an arrogant or superciliously pompous manner
perfunctorycharacterized by routine or superficiality : mechanical