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 for Kowtowing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kowtow \Kow*tow"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Kowtowed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Kowtowing.]
     To perform the kowtow. Same as Kotow
     [1913 Webster]
  
           I have salaamed and kowtowed to him.     --H. James.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To defer to another in a servile or humiliating manner; to
        act obsequiously.
  
     Syn: kotow.
          [PJC]

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