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apple-polishing

verb
present participle of apple-polish

Synonyms & Antonyms of apple-polishing

to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • a departmental supervisor who apple-polishes shamelessly whenever higher-ups are about

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“Apple-polishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apple-polishing. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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