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synonyms for fawned

  • crouch
  • grovel
  • abase
  • blandish
  • bow
  • cajole
  • cotton
  • court
  • cower
  • crawl
  • creep
  • cringe
  • debase
  • defer
  • flatter
  • invite
  • jolly
  • kneel
  • kowtow
  • massage
  • oil
  • pander
  • scrape
  • slaver
  • snow
  • stoop
  • stroke
  • submit
  • toady
  • truckle
  • woo
  • yield
  • apple-polish
  • be at beck and call
  • be obsequious
  • be servile
  • brownnose
  • buddy up
  • butter up
  • cater to
  • cave in to
  • curry favor
  • fall all over
  • fall on one's knees
  • honey up
  • lay it on
  • lick boots
  • make up to
  • pay court
  • play up to
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antonyms for fawned

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  • deny
  • fight
  • force
  • honor
  • ignore
  • refuse
  • reject
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How to use fawned in a sentence

He fawned upon and tried to flatter his brother; but he drank more whiskey than ever.
A LIEUTENANT AT EIGHTEENOLIVER OPTIC
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
I fawned on her, and wagged myself about, and opened and shut my mouth, but no sound came out of it.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
So they fawned on the twin-girls, taking up a good deal of their attention; and by and by the dinner came to an end.
BETTY VIVIANL. T. MEADE
Not that the elder one fawned, which would have been fearful; she only renounced—whatever she had to renounce.
THE REAL THING AND OTHER TALESHENRY JAMES
I continued, as the poor creature still fawned on me; 'all kindness is lost upon me.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
The Airedale, hearing Hals step, got up and fawned against him.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
And as they passed their master, Ezra noted that they crouched and fawned.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
The house-dog knew him and did not bark at him, and ran and fawned on him.
THE STORY OF BURNT NJALANONYMOUS
He relaxed his fingers with a caress; and the animal fawned on him.
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