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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who assents or consents; especially, one who assents obsequiously; a flatterer. Sir T. Elyot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare An obsequious; a flatterer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An obsequious flatterer.

Etymologies

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Latin, from assentari to assent constantly.

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