1. (general) 
a. el halagos (M) 
flattery [ˈflætərɪ]
halagos (m); lisonjas (f)
it wasn't just flattery, I meant what I said no eran simplemente halagos or lisonjas, lo decía en serio; flattery will get you nowhere! ¡con halagos or lisonjas no vas a conseguir nada!; flattery will get you everywhere! ¡con halagos or lisonjas se consigue todo!
imitation is the sincerest form of flattery John found himself surrounded by the insincere flattery of a host of ingratiating hangers-on maybe it was all just flattery and they would laugh at me behind my back One's vanity is always open to flattery She was touched, knowing that the flattery was largely intended to soothe her nerves
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