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fawning

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  • adjdeferential, groveling
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Synonyms for fawning

adj deferential, groveling
  • flattering
  • bootlicking
  • bowing
  • cowering
  • crawling
  • cringing
  • humble
  • ingratiating
  • kowtowing
  • prostrate
  • scraping
  • sniveling
  • abject
  • adulatory
  • brownnosing
  • compliant
  • mealy-mouthed
  • obsequious
  • parasitic
  • servile
  • slavish
  • spineless
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • sycophant
  • sycophantic

Antonyms for fawning

  • aloof
  • cool
  • disinterested
  • proud
  • unfriendly
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More words related to fawning

abject

adjective. hopeless and downtrodden

adulation

noun. overenthusiastic praise

blandishment

noun. flattery

blarney

noun. flattery

complimentary

adjective. flattering

flattery

noun. false praise, compliments
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