GRE Word List

SYCOPHANT

servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic

The meaning of the word sycophant is servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic.

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discreteseparate; unconnected
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dexterousskillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
appeasepacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
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tureendeep dish for serving soup
trinketknickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
arrearsbeing in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done