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sycophant
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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a person who tries to flatter or please someone in authority in order to gain personal advantage
  • 4d. in the pound, sandwichman, distributor of throwaways, nocturnal vagrant, insinuating sycophant, maimed sailor, blind stripling, superannuated bailiffs man, marfeast, lickplate, spoilsport, pickthank, eccentric public laughingstock seated on bench of public park under discarded perforated umbrella.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (83% in)

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