Idolize and Kowtow


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Idolize verb – To love or admire too much.
Kowtow and idolize are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Kowtow" instead a verb "Idolize".
Nearby Words: idol, idolised, idolizing, idolising
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Kowtow verb – To use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior.
Usage example: you can try kowtowing to the boss, but he'll see right through you

Idolize and kowtow are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Idolize" instead a verb "Kowtow".
Nearby Words: kowtowing, kowtowed
Synonyms for Kowtow
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Kowtow and Idolize. (2016). Retrieved 2021, August 04, from
Idolize & Kowtow. N.p., 2016. Web. 04 Aug. 2021. <>.
Kowtow or Idolize. 2016. Accessed August 04, 2021.

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