Đồng nghĩa của kowtow

Alternative for kowtow

kowtow /'kau'tau/ (kotow) /'kau'tau/
  • danh từ
    • sự quỳ lạy, sự cúi lạy sát đất, sự khấu đầu lạy tạ
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự khúm núm, sự quỵ luỵ
    • nội động từ
      • quỳ lạy, cúi lạy sát đất, khấu đầu lạy tạ
      • (nghĩa bóng) khúm núm, quỵ luỵ
        • to kowtow to someone: quỳ lạy ai; khúm núm quỵ luỵ ai


    Act in an excessively subservient manner
    grovel court flatter toady truckle fawn be obsequious be servile brown-nose apple-polish behave obsequiously be sycophantic bootlick crawl creep cringe fuss humble oneself prostrate oneself woo abase yourself blandish bow and scrape fawn on bend brownnose butter up cower curry favor with curry favour with fold kneel pander pander to prostrate stoop suck up dance attendance on ingratiate oneself with make up to play up to smoodge to be all over cave in fall all over give in knuckle under lick someone's boots say uncle suck up to go along with toe the mark lie down and roll over bow curry favour curry favor genuflect crouch rub up the right way curtsy soft-soap sweet-talk kneel down bend the knee go down on your knees be sycophantic towards be servile towards keep someone sweet cajole stroke massage oil kiss up to pay court honey up creep to truckle to kiss one's feet lay it on pay court to fall on one's knees fall to one's knees get down on knees ingratiate yourself yield defer submit kiss-up quail abase oneself before snivel abase be obsequious to toady to kowtow to crawl to scratch one's back bow down defer to get round abase oneself to be obsequious towards bow to demean oneself to bow and scrape to cozy up get in with eat crow eat dirt cater to show respect for make a leg bob a curtsy honey concede give way make up smoodge respect play up kiss someone's feet eulogize praise go on hands and knees go on all fours be sycophantic to be servile to grovel before cringe before cultivate praise to excess fall over oneself for slaver scrape invite cotton jolly debase snow eulogise smarm around surrender wheedle humor implore revere pamper bow and scrape before praise to the skies sing the praises of humour fawn over try to get on the good side of eat humble pie seek the favour of humiliate yourself try to win over prostrate oneself before cave in to be at beck and call lay it on thick lay it on with a trowel buddy up demean oneself make much of throw oneself at someone's feet bend low bow low insinuate oneself charm hand a line attract ingratiate captivate seek favor fall at feet prostrate oneself to grovel to kiss the feet of build up adulate spread it on inveigle work over work on blarney glorify overpraise soften rub the right way compliment coax persuade con compliment excessively sweeten up get next to get on the right side of worship gush over elevate puff palaver soap smooth-talk belaud talk into put on a pedestal prevail on hero-worship fawn upon beslaver back-scratch sell salve puff up flannel win over admire commend butter up to submit to politic adore soothe stroke one's ego exalt panegyrize laud pay tribute to express admiration for say nice things about wax lyrical about pay blandishments to venerate roose soften up play the game lionize rave over manoeuvre lionise lure entice tempt beguile seduce urge induce maneuver dupe deceive decoy crowd push banter mislead tantalize influence delude entrap tantalise get around argue into apple polish


    To submit to pressure or demands
    bow submit yield succumb surrender capitulate adhere assent accept acquiesce comply concede cave conform relent budge blink defer heed knuckle observe quit truckle give in cave in comply with knuckle under acquiesce in cooperate with act in accordance with be servile concur with agree buckle give way accede honor respect honour adapt knuckleunder adjust admit accommodate cringe agree with obey fawn bow to be deferential give in to bend cede fall fold relinquish wave the white flag throw in the towel surrender to throw in the sponge pack it in go under be submissive show the white flag go down eat crow accept defeat back down hoist the white flag bend the knee lay down arms say uncle raise the white flag resign yourself concede defeat cry uncle roll over toss it in put up white flag give up admit defeat humble oneself buckle under give yourself up give ground climb down hand over resign abandon backpedal deliver fall victim be beaten hand in be overcome lay down turn in concur allow give up the struggle approve retreat make concessions crumble pull out bow out give go along with be overwhelmed eat humble pie fall victim to be overcome by let go be conquered by be overwhelmed by do a U-turn do an about-turn turn over proffer forbear provide backtrack lose abdicate indulge withdraw stop chicken out render collapse back out agree to be beaten by cough up come round yield to remit change your mind suffer defeat come to terms be conquered eat your words throw in your hand be defeated pay homage vail die of compromise change retract entrust consign leave forego play dead show white flag subjugate genuflect subdue chuck it in throw up one's hands offer fall in line break throw up the sponge return defer to extend forgo volunteer forsake drop despair desist tender cease waive present forswear call it a day renege leave off bail out cut out release fail soften give oneself over call it quits give away the store fold up cry quits cancel demur cop out back off recoil recant fink out reconsider balk gift offer back give back melt unbend go back on back pedal pull back wimp out take back baulk hold back beg off keel free renounce lay aside weaken recognize be trounced be the loser come off second-best be vanquished be bested by come up short lose out have mercy become merciful slow sympathise give quarter show pity sympathize have pity become lenient show mercy be overthrown be merciful admit you were wrong have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement die away mellow out come around let it happen give some slack let happen change mind lay back cool it go easy on take a softer line ease up on lighten up be overthrown by be defeated by be taken by eat dirt come across with supply row back do an about-face pass on furnish relegate sing a different song assign have second thoughts admit that one is wrong find feed convey retract one's words confer be destroyed by be vanquished by lie down be a casualty to be smitten by pass into the hands of resign oneself to recognise succumb to give way to acknowledge fall to pieces pass into enemy hands lose one's position to consent permit tolerate brook subscribe buy suffer yes ditto okay reconcile OK jibe consent to assent to abide by conform to stand by submit to toe the line play ball go along give the nod to accept tacitly let pass say yes to give one's blessing to roll over and play dead give approval to shake on give consent to give the go-ahead to give the green light to give one's assent to give the thumbs up to say the word cut a deal


    Use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something
    wheedle coax cajole charm entice flatter inveigle persuade talk blarney court draw worm beguile induce lure soft-soap sweet-talk tempt convince get influence make prod sway argue blandish coerce palaver press pressure pressurise pressurize reason urge smooth-talk banter bring round con finagle get round oil prevail on seduce snow soap win over butter up soften up sweeten up talk into work on bring pressure to bear on lay it on spread it on woo allure manoeuvre maneuver bootlick suck up to play up to entrap brownnose stroke encourage deceive decoy build up lay it on thick fawn adulate bait toady jolly massage invite soften humour overpraise humor dupe sell work over rub the right way fall all over praise solicit hook attract incite glorify tantalize honey move motivate prevail upon argue into tantalise brown-nose rope in grovel make up to get next to curry favor with delude be all over ingratiate oneself with cater to curry favour with flannel mislead ingratiate betray trick instigate compliment puff get around trap mousetrap pander to lead on soothe belaud impel provoke pander beslaver salve revere hero-worship stimulate bring around fawn on curry favour lick someone's boots convert make much of creep to crawl to twist one's arm suck up rub up the right way suck in curry favor compliment excessively dance attendance on kiss one's feet talk round whet slaver fawn over incline egg on snare jockey captivate caress cause crowd push wile admire commend puff up worship gush over appeal to flatter into arouse someone's interest in interest persuade to buy toll butter up to elevate apple polish lead astray panegyrize laud pay tribute to express admiration for turn on hand a line pay court to wax lyrical about pay blandishments to bat eyes at stroke one's ego exalt put on a pedestal dangle a carrot in front of wangle say nice things about plague pester importune tease jawbone barter lay it on with a trowel fawn upon roose manipulate ensnare fool cheat gull sucker come on arm-twist hoodwink talk someone into something twist someone's arm put the squeeze on put pressure on lean on pull steer cozen outsmart outwit bribe string along prompt come on to sweep off feet inspire actuate insinuate trip up catch out bring crawl goose trigger truckle set up steamroll squeeze bulldoze activate cringe wheedle into sell one on exert influence on prod into draw in cajole into coax into put someone up to something creep cower quail get in with worm your way in ingratiate yourself cozy up make overtures abase oneself to be obsequious towards demean oneself to be servile towards truckle to be sycophantic towards keep someone sweet bow and scrape to prostrate oneself to toady to grovel to kowtow to get on the right side of implore snivel pamper genuflect be obsequious humble oneself abase yourself eat crow behave obsequiously show respect for bow to be sycophantic be servile defer to eat dirt demean oneself throw oneself at someone's feet apple-polish drive lead compel goad spur force stir impress dispose predispose propel nudge dragoon bias rouse affect brainwash spur on satisfy excite prejudice oblige turn hound fire up spark work inspirit put up to gain touch badger bend fascinate condition harass demand bully put across get somebody on your side whip direct incentivize determine arouse galvanize require inflame prick make willing constrain galvanise incentivise strike necessitate colour set off enchant sic color make a believer bring round to the idea of counsel pique impassion exhort advise energize send control change occasion indoctrinate intimidate invigorate sting challenge browbeat embolden promote animate quicken envigorate energise pitch alter mobilize crack impact elicit ask bewitch foment procure obligate engage fire govern enrapture mobilise effect beckon set going jaundice command sandbag slant hassle stir up muscle impose on appeal bring to senses lead to believe strong-arm rowel sound gain confidence of bring in pull in prove to make of a mind to work up catch the eye of apply pressure bring home to key up nag into adapt enthuse bring over light a fire under talk over budge needle exploit play expose make sensitive orient roust lash titillate buoy grab harangue precipitate distract ensorcell tout shill elate work upon overcome prepare gain somebody's support win around reduce prove pull strings with call prime get going spark off reach guide suborn predetermine lead up garden path train rope drag rev up cause to be cause to become give mould make yourself felt with carry weight with bring pressure to bear upon cut any ice with assure impress on cultivate teach work into lather put into action propagandize enlist proselytize effectuate enkindle prevail carry conduct mold nobble fire with enthusiasm spirit up buoy up set afoot trigger off touch off give incentive to give incentive set astir tend proselyte propagandise proselytise hit on bring to reason gain one's confidence reassure poison prepossess impact on lead by the nose tell on turn one's head blackjack bring about make expectant put mind at ease demonstrate to dispel someone's doubts reason someone into believing dispel doubt put someone's mind at rest cause to feel certain make certain impress to sell to twist verge favour look favor plead with press someone into convert to cause to believe pressurize into reason someone into turn somebody on to pressure someone into lead to do rally indicate bid sign summon make biased distort skew make you of a mind to make partial make partisan wear down evoke steel sensitize sensitise win argument hearten exhilarate uplift empower vitalize exact grip capture win show a preference for be willing gravitate toward be partial lean to be predisposed not mind be disposed incentify refresh help commandeer extort hold dictate impose order railroad will hypnotize rivet absorb occupy mesmerize catch engross spellbind make compulsory invoke insist on force upon wrest exert expect crack down enforce entrance magnetize enthral pump up suggest to blackmail have bludgeon hector petition take enthrall hypnotise mesmerise magnetise hint to whip up tighten the screw on high-pressure steamroller menace turn the screws on put the heat on put the screws on turn the screw on have someone do something tighten the screws on use strong-arm tactics on catch hold of bring forth call forth cheer on pep up boost up campaign advance bill high pressure sway opinion press your case make a pitch for solicit votes seek to influence modify splash exert influence spot pull strings plug bring pressure to bear try to persuade lobby hard sell boost call on soft-sell hype thump try to influence drum campaign for billboard request politick further

    Trái nghĩa của kowtow

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