Synonyms to apple-polish

cower, bend, bend the knee, blench, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, dodder, fawn, flatter, flinch, get down, grovel, halt, hunch, hunch down, kneel, kowtow, lick the dust, lickspittle, limp, quail, quiver, recoil, scrouch down, shake, shrink, skulk, slink, sneak, squat, stoop, teeter, toadeat, toady, totter, tremble, truckle, wallow, welter, wince, avoid, bend the neck, bend to, blink, bow down, bow to, brown-nose, cringe to, croodle, crouch before, curtsy, defer, do homage, do obeisance, dodge, draw back, draw in, duck, eat dirt, evade, fade, fall back, funk, genuflect, hang back, jib, kneel to, knuckle to, pull back, pull in, pull out, reel back, retract, retreat, sheer off, shrink back, shy, sidestep, slaver, start aside, start back, swerve, truckle to, turn aside, w