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{adj: bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish} attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

{adj: coaxing, ingratiatory} pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade
"a coaxing and obsequious voice"
"her manner is quiet and ingratiatory and a little too agreeable"

{adj: obsequious} attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
"obsequious shop assistants"

{adv: obsequiously, subserviently, servilely} in an obsequious manner
"she acts obsequiously toward her boss"

{n: social climber, climber} someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior

{v: adulate} flatter in an obsequious manner


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