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apple-polish

ap·ple-pol·ish

apple-polish

 
pronunciation:
ae pl pa lihsh
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: apple-polished, apple-polishes, apple-polishing
definition: to try to gain favor with someone by means of flattery.
derivation: apple-polisher (n.)