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- n. flattery
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Mild, flattering speech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fair, mild, or flattering speech; courteous language; compliment.
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Their muscular exertions must affect the lungs, and, in a great degree, suspend the exercise of their blandiloquence, not only during the race, but for some minutes after its termination.
The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite.
Instead of expressing gratitude for the invitation, as the President, trained in political blandiloquence, had done, Professor Pludder indulged in denunciation.