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curry favor

  • verb seek favor by fawning or flattery
    court favor; curry favor; court favour.
    • This employee is currying favor with his superordinates
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curry favour

  • verb seek favor by fawning or flattery
    court favor; curry favor; court favour.
    • This employee is currying favor with his superordinates
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Curry powder

  • noun pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices
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  • (Cookery), a condiment used for making curry, formed of various materials, including strong spices, as pepper, ginger, garlic, coriander seed, etc.
Webster 1913

curry sauce

  • noun allemande sauce with curry powder and coconut milk instead of stock
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lamb curry

  • noun curry made with lamb
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To curry favel

  • . See To curry favor, under Favor, n.
Webster 1913

To curry favor

  • see the etymology of Favor, above, to seek to gain favor by flattery, caresses, kindness, or officious civilities.
  • to seek to gain favor by flattery or attentions. See Favor, n.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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