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adjective as in ingratiating

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Prominent among them were Bull and his toadying little friend, Baby Edwards.

Bull Harris smiled benignly upon his toadying echo, while the rest of the gang nodded approvingly.

The toadying beast is even trying to curry favour by saying that your copyhold is for life only, and that your fine is uncertain.

The biggest thing I've had against him was not his knifing me but his apparent toadying to the rich and influential.

Snobbism is not confined to the toadying of the rich, but is quite as often displayed in the toadying of the poor.


On this page you'll find 211 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toadying, such as: charming, disarming, smarmy, crawling, flattering, and humble.

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