kowtow

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grovel

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to support slavishly every opinion or suggestion of a superior

an inclination of the head or body, as in greeting, consent, courtesy, submission, or worship

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a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission

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bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

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Nobody told them that Blair would cowtow to Bush's demands and use our boys to clean up the mess the US soldiers have made with their brutal, racist, inept way of dealing with the Iraqi people.
They are fine people and we can only trust that they will follow their hearts and heads and not just cowtow to the party line.
But he is adamant he will not cowtow to the snipers and that his belief in his own convictions will remain as strong as always.