apple polish [shine]

apple polish [shine]
насм наводить внешний блеск; заискивать; выслуживаться

Conversation vocabulary and slang. English-Russian dictionary. . 2015.

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  • shine up to — Synonyms and related words: act up to, agree to anything, approach, break the ice, brown nose, court, cultivate, curry favor, dance attendance on, fall all over, fall over, fawn upon, handshake, make advances, make court to, make up to, pay… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grovel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. fawn, creep, cringe; wallow, humble (oneself). See servility, lowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. crawl, cringe, fawn, fawn upon, beg, sneak, stoop, kneel, crouch before, truckle, kowtow, implore, toady …   English dictionary for students

  • make — v 1. fabricate, manufacture, produce, mint; construct, build, assemble, set up; erect, elevate, raise, rear, put up; mold, form, fashion, model, shape, frame; create, invent, originate, devise, contrive, compose, write, put together; cast, block …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • kowtow — Synonyms and related words: apple polish, bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to, bending the knee, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, bow to, bowing and scraping, brown nose, butter up, cower …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adulate — v 1. worship, hero worship, idolize, adore, worship the ground [s.o.] walks on, stand in awe of; deify, put on a pedestal; (all to an excessive degree) praise, glorify, exalt, extol. 2. fawn, toady, truckle, toadeat, flatter, puff, inflate, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bow — I v 1. kneel before, salaam, genuflect, curtsey, nod, bob; prostrate oneself, fall on one s knees, lie prone, throw oneself at the feet of; bend the knee to, bend to, humble oneself to, defer to, stoop, get down. 2. bow and scrape grovel, truckle …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cringe — v 1. cower, shrink, quail, blench, flinch, wince, start, recoil, shy, Inf. funk, Sl. mooch; shake, tremble, quiver, Inf. shake in one s boots or shoes, kowtow, bow, bow before, bow to, bow and scrape, bend, bend before, stoop, squat, crouch,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fawn — v kowtow, bow, bow before, bow and scrape, stoop, crouch; kneel, fall on one s knees, fall at the feet of, prostrate oneself; grovel, crawl, creep, creep before, slither, Sl.Tom; cringe, cower, squirm; toady, toady to, truckle, truckle to,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flatter — v 1. compliment, salute, praise, laud, belaud, extol, exalt, celebrate, glorify, eulogize, panegyrize, adulate, trumpet, cry up, ring or sing [s.o. s] praises; puff, puff up, inflate, magnify, blow up, overpraise, praise to excess, praise to the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • grovel — v 1. kowtow, bow, bow before, bow to, bow and scrape, bend, bend before, stoop, squat, crouch, slouch, hunch; cringe, cower, squirm; whine, whimper, snivel; lick [s.o. s] shoes, lick or kiss [s.o. s] feet, kiss the hem of [s.o. s] garment, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ingratiate — v 1. get on the good or right side of, Inf. rub the right way, worm or work oneself in, Inf. get in with, Inf. get cozy or tight with; gain influence, win friends and influence people. 2. flatter, wheedle, cajole, blandish, Inf. soft soap, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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