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sucks (up)

verb
present tense third-person singular of suck (up)

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1 to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • a young lieutenant constantly sucking up to the commanding officer

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2 to take in (something liquid) through small openings
  • these lilacs sucked up all the water I added to the vase yesterday

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“Sucks (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sucks%20%28up%29. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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