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To treat someone with excessive respect - synonyms or related words

kowtow

verb

showing disapproval

to try very hard to please someone, in a way that other people find annoying

grovel

verb

showing disapproval

to show too much respect for someone or be too willing to obey someone, because you want to please them or you are afraid of them

bow and scrape (to someone)

to show too much respect for someone

tug/touch your forelock

to show too much respect to someone who you think is more important than you

lionise

a British spelling of lionize

lionize

verb

to treat someone as though they are famous or important

genuflect

verb

formal

to show a lot more respect than is usual or necessary

fawn over

to be extremely nice to someone more important than you because you want them to like you or give you something

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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