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gnathonically (nah THAN i kuh" lee) (adverb), more gnathonically, most gnathonically
Conveying dishonest praise and insincere adulation in order to get a person to do something that is not true: David gnathonically expressed admiration for the efforts that his daughter, Patricia, was doing to prepare herself for the final exams at school the next day, even though he knew that she was watching TV in her bedroom until very late that evening.

The following cartoon illustrates another instance of someone who is striving to gnathonically praise his boss probably in order to gain some financial advantages.

Hypocritical praise.
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