пресмыкаться

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Etymology[edit]

пре- (pre-) +‎ смыка́ть (smykátʹ) +‎ -ся (-sja)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [prʲɪsmɨˈkat͡sːə]

Verb[edit]

пресмыка́ться (presmykátʹsjaimpf

  1. to creep, to crawl
  2. to grovel (before), to bow and scrape (before), to fawn (on), to lick the boots (of)

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