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adjective: Praising or admiring slavishly.
adulatory = laudatory
From Latin adulari (to flatter, to fawn upon, like a dog wagging its tail). Earliest documented use: 1587.
“An emerging ‘cult of personality’ around the Chinese leader has seen him being bestowed with a range of adulatory titles, and one local official recently likened him to a living Buddhist deity.”
Neil Connor; Xi Jinping Cleared to Rule for Life as China Abolishes Term Limits; The Daily Telegraph (London, UK); Mar 11, 2018.
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