The definition of adulate means to lavishly flatter.(verb)
To kiss up to someone and gush on and on about how beautiful, smart, funny and delightful he is is an example of adulate.
See adulate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb ad·u·lat·ed, ad·u·lat·ing, ad·u·lates
Origin: Back-formation from adulation.
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