clawback

Clawback

Claw"back`\, n. A flatterer or sycophant. [Obs.] "Take heed of these clawbacks." --Latimer.
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Clawback

Claw"back`\, a. Flattering; sycophantic. [Obs.]

Like a clawback parasite. --Bp. Hall.

Clawback

Claw"back`\, v. t. To flatter. [Obs.] --Warner.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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clawback

noun
finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way; "the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received" 
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