\ KOU-TOU \ , verb;
1. To act in an obsequious manner; show servile deference.
2. To touch the forehead to the ground while kneeling, as an act of worship, reverence, apology, etc., especially in former Chinese custom.
1. The act of kowtowing.
Synonyms - bow, brownnose, cave in, court, cower, cringe, fawn, flatter, fold, genuflect, give in, go along with, kneel, knuckle under, lie down and roll over, pander, prostrate, say uncle, stoop, toe the mark
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