How would you categorize an action that is characteristic of a brown-noser (somebody who tries too hard to impress)?

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    Please supply sample sentence for word request.
    – AllInOne
    Dec 28, 2016 at 2:33
  • brown-nosing - it's a brown-nosing action.
    – Drew
    Dec 28, 2016 at 5:25

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sycophantic (MW)

of, relating to, or characteristic of a sycophant: fawning, obsequious

as sycophant is a synonym of brown-noser, toady, bootlicker, etc.

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