Thesaurus / fawned
other words for fawned
- be at beck and call
- be obsequious
- be servile
- buddy up
- butter up
- cater to
- cave in to
- curry favor
- fall all over
- honey up
- lay it on
- lick boots
- make up to
- pay court
- play up to
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Wishes were spaniels; he had but a finger to raise, and they fawned at his feet.
THE PACE THAT KILLSEDGAR SALTUS
He fawned, however, on us Europeans, whilst he had a large knife concealed under his clothes ready to strike.
The Airedale, hearing Hals step, got up and fawned against him.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Soon afterward he came up to a Shepherd and fawned upon him, wagging his tail as if to say, "I am a suppliant, and seek your aid."
Instead of killing Androcles, the lion gambolled around him, and fawned on him—as if he were glad to meet again an old friend.
THE WONDERS OF THE JUNGLE, BOOK TWOPRINCE SARATH GHOSH
And as they passed their master, Ezra noted that they crouched and fawned.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
When it saw the hermit tending its master, it fawned at his feet.
KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTSMAUDE L. RADFORD
Gougou, like a gnome, started from the ground to meet them, and the dog at once lay down and fawned at his feet.
THE CURSED PATOISMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
The money-lender of the young village was feared, hated, and fawned upon.
THE CABIN ON THE PRAIRIEC. H. (CHARLES HENRY) PEARSON
It is true that he extracted the means of a luxurious existence from patrons upon whom he fawned.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LITERATUREJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS