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kowtowing

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  • as infawning
  • as inobsequious
  • as inindulgence
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Synonyms for kowtowing

noun widow of a king
  • dowager queen
  • merry widow
  • war widow

More words related to kowtowing

apple-polish

verb. fawn
  • bootlick
  • brown-nose
  • butter up
  • curry favor
  • flatter
  • grovel
  • kiss someone's feet
  • kowtow
  • lick someone's boots
  • suck up to
  • sweet-talk
  • toady
  • truckle

bow

verb. submit, concede

bow

noun. bend from waist

bow and scrape

verb. be excessively polite

bowing

verb. submit, concede

cower

verb. hide, hover in fear
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