Antonyms for fawners

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The fawners and the cringers think the Zone is all askew, but Uncle never did have use for that that was not true.

Fawners and flatterers made a mighty triumph of it, and set up a cry which will occasionally find an echo to this day.

He despised time-servers, trimmers, fawners and all sorts and kinds of pretenders.