Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/06/18 Truckle

Truckle (verb)
truckle [truhk-uh l]


verb (used without object), truckled, truckling.
1. to submit or yield obsequiously or tamely (usually followed by to): Don't truckle to unreasonable demands.

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grovel, bow, concede, kowtow.

Origin: 1605-15; special use of obsolete truckle to sleep on a truckle bed. See truckle

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