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toady
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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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
  • Matthew Wood, after baiting John with fierce questions that threw the young student into confusion, had scornfully labeled him a "young toady with no mind of his own."
    p. 102.5

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