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kowtow

verb

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to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • you can try kowtowing to the boss, but he'll see right through you

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“Kowtow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kowtow. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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