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fawner

noun

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a person who flatters another in order to get ahead
  • having surrounded himself with fawners who gave him only good news, the governor had no idea of the true state of affairs

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“Fawner.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fawner. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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