Find another word for sycophancy. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sycophancy, like: pomposity, cynicism, arrogance, posturing and opportunism.
The notorious fondness of the Athenians for litigation increased his power; and the practice of "sycophancy" (raking up material for false charges; see Sycophant), enabled him to remove those who were likely to endanger his ascendancy.
Lastly, we need not speak of mere sycophancy.
In this body Theramenes at first assumed the chief part, and the new measures rescinding the laws against the Areopagus and suppressing sycophancy were well received.
The affronts which his poverty emboldened stupid and low-minded men to offer to him would have broken a mean spirit into sycophancy, but made him rude even to ferocity.