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fawning

adjective

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fawning

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fawning

verb
present participle of fawn

Synonyms & Antonyms of fawning (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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The first known use of fawning was in the 14th century

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“Fawning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fawning. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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