from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To seek favor by toadying.
- transitive v. To seek favor with; flatter. See Synonyms at fawn1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To attempt to obtain favors, especially by flattery; to toady or fawn
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"I am saying this not because I want to apple-polish (mengampu) but this is based on fact,"