Lickspittle and Underling


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Lickspittle noun – A person who flatters another in order to get ahead.
Underling and lickspittle are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Underling" instead a noun "Lickspittle".
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Underling noun – One who is of lower rank and typically under the authority of another.
Lickspittle and underling are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Lickspittle" instead a noun "Underling".
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Underling and Lickspittle. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 20, from
Lickspittle & Underling. N.p., 2016. Web. 20 Sep. 2021. <>.
Underling or Lickspittle. 2016. Accessed September 20, 2021.

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