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Verb
Present participle for to act in an excessively subservient manner
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“The poor athletes have to cringe and crawl and kowtow to the mighty officials and association members in order to get a place in the Olympic contingent.”
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Present participle for to touch the forehead to the ground in deference
“Once a relative even asked the representative of the receiver to kowtow to the dead at the farewell ceremony.”
Verb
Present participle for to submit to or acknowledge the merit of
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Present participle for to bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
Noun
Being laid face down (prone)
Noun
The fawning behavior of a sycophant
Noun
The action or fact of coddling or pampering someone
Adjective
Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
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