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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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Great Expectations
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  • As a matter of course, they fawned upon me in my prosperity with the basest meanness.
  • "It’s not that," said he, "but she charged him, in the presence of her intended husband, with being disappointed in the hope of fawning upon her for his own advancement, and, if he were to go to her now, it would look true—even to him—and even to her.

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  • She fawns all over her children.
  • It’s disgusting to watch her fawn over everything her boss says while she hopes for a promotion.

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