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Sycophancy[1] is obsequious flattery.

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  1. Alphons Silbermann, translator Ladislaus Loeb (2000), Grovelling and other vices: the sociology of sycophancy, Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 978-0-485-11544-4 
  2. Italian culture, 15, American Association of University Professors of Italian, 1997, p. 80 

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