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Meaning of SUCK UP

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  1. [v]  tray to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
  2. [v]  take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
  3. [v]  ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman"
 Synonyms: absorb, bootlick, cotton up, cozy up, draw, fawn, imbibe, kotow, kowtow, play up, shine up, sidle up, soak up, sop up, suck, take in, take up, toady, truckle
 See Also: aspirate, attract, blandish, blot, court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour, draw in, flatter, ingratiate, mop, mop up, pull, pull in, sponge up, suck in, wipe up