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noun [countable] formal American English pronunciation: sycophant /ˈsɪkəfənt/ 
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pluralsycophants

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sycophancy

 American English pronunciation: sycophancy /ˈsɪkəfənsi/  noun [uncountable]

sycophantic

 American English pronunciation: sycophantic /ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪk/  adjective

He expects sycophantic devotion from his staff.

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