adulor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad + *ulos (tail), which is from Proto-Indo-European *ul (the tail), see also Lithuanian valai (horsehair of the tail) and Sanskrit वाल (vāla, tail). The original sense described the wagging of a tail like a fawning dog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active adūlor, present infinitive adūlārī, perfect active adūlātus sum (deponent)

  1. I fawn upon
  2. I flatter or court
  3. I make obeisance to

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