suck up

Definitions of suck up
1

v ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior

Synonyms:
cotton up, cozy up, play up, shine up, sidle up
Type of:
ingratiate
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

v try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

Synonyms:
bootlick, fawn, kotow, kowtow, toady, truckle
Types:
court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour
seek favor by fawning or flattery
Type of:
blandish, flatter
praise somewhat dishonestly

v take in, also metaphorically

Synonyms:
absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, take in, take up
Types:
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mop, mop up, wipe up
to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
blot
dry (ink) with blotting paper
sponge up
absorb as if with a sponge
swab, swob
wash with a swab or a mop
sponge
soak up with a sponge

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