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Yet, despite his criminal record, countless women fawned over the seemingly sexy felon.

After Animal House, Doug Kenney was a hot property, a commodity to be fawned over and fought for.

The paparazzi fawned over her and the other one-named girl starlets (Lindsay, Paris, etc.).

Pawlenty was once considered presidential timber, fawned over in national profiles as the future of the Republican Party.

They have been feted via Twitter and fawned over by the Japanese media.

He fawned upon and tried to flatter his brother; but he drank more whiskey than ever.

As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.

I fawned on her, and wagged myself about, and opened and shut my mouth, but no sound came out of it.

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.

Not that the elder one fawned, which would have been fearful; she only renounced—whatever she had to renounce.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fawned, such as: crouch, grovel, defer, kowtow, flatter, and stroke.

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