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toady
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage;
or: try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
  • There you see the kind of humanism that absolutely does not become ensnared in contradictions, that is in no way guilty of a retreat into Christian toadying, even though it resolves to see in the body the evil force, the antagonist.
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (96% in)
  • I'm intrigued by its fickle tricks, the way it can toady up to you and then turn incredibly obstinate.
    7.6 - The Great Stupor (76% in)

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