Apple-polish



to curry favor with someone, especially in an obsequious or flattering manner.
to curry favor with (someone).

verb

To flatter and pamper in order to gain personal advantage; curry favor; brown-nose, SUCK UP TO someone: He started apple-polishing the captain as soon as he got on board

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