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fawn


fawn

verb

Definition of FAWN

to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior <a student who could not wait to fawn over the new teacher>
Phrases curry favor, kiss up to
Near Antonyms despise, disdain, scorn; gibe (or jibe), jeer, scoff; brave, challenge, defy

February 27, 2015
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