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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Attempting to win favor by flattery; Attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery.

Usage examples (2)
  • 'I hardly think,' ... the Minister muttered to himself, practising the toadyish sneer for which he was justly loathed by all right thinking people, and adored by...
  • Total grovelling obeisance to Israel is a speciality, with much contempt for the Palestinians and support for Israel as they eviscerated Gazan children, and a manic scheme of... for more
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