truckler


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truck·le

 (trŭk′əl)
n.
A small wheel or roller; a caster.
intr.v. truck·led, truck·ling, truck·les
To be servile or submissive. See Synonyms at fawn1.

[Middle English trocle, pulley, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin trochlea, system of pulleys; see trochlea.]

truck′ler n.
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Noun1.truckler - someone who humbles himself as a sign of respecttruckler - someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
ass-kisser, crawler, sycophant, toady, lackey - a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
References in classic literature ?
Still, if I believe that I can set going a better method of treatment-- if I believe that I can pursue certain observations and inquiries which may be a lasting benefit to medical practice, I should be a base truckler if I allowed any consideration of personal comfort to hinder me.
In this regard, remembrance that Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all carbon copies of African religions [and] we need to go back and take the original and deal from the original rather than the carbon (Clarke, 1991, 358) should prevent making trucklers of ADP via religion while rendering Eurasian religious influence more effete.
3) identify as paramount in effecting control over and making trucklers of U.