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    A Lickspittle is a sycophant, someone who sucks up to people with the intention of ingratiating themselves, usually with people in positions of power.

    The word lickspittle is often used to describe an uncritical press that writes fawning articles instead on reporting the facts.

    Example usage:

    “Stop being a lickspittle, the way you kiss your bosses ass is nauseating!”.

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