praise somewhat dishonestly
- You flatter yourself.
- Don't flatter yourself.
- You flatter me.
- She wanted to flatter me.
- He wanted to flatter me.
- You don't need to flatter your boss.
- If you flatter him, he'll do anything.
- I flatter myself that I'm the best golfer in the club.
- When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Even though great men flatter themselves with their great accomplishments, they're rarely the result of great planning, but more often of mere chance.
- Rich and generous, he was soon surrounded by those who knew well how to flatter and foster his weaknesses for their own ends.