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- v. To absorb fluid
- v. To adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.
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- v. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
- v. ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior
- v. take in, also metaphorically
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