high praise; admiration
Most people in the performing arts are addicted to the adulation of the audience.
ad (to)#ulos (tail) (Latin)
adulation ~ ad + u + late; To act in an ad (advertisement) you came late, so producer became furious. in order to cool him u need to FLATTER him. add+u+later:she told me that she will add me later in yahoo messenger, so i need to FLATTER her to add me. adult boy flattering with his girlfriend.