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Gulliver's Travels
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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Hence it follows of necessity, that vast numbers of our people are compelled to seek their livelihood by begging, robbing, stealing, cheating, pimping, flattering, suborning, forswearing, forging, gaming, lying, fawning, hectoring, voting, scribbling, star-gazing, poisoning, whoring, canting, libelling, freethinking, and the like occupations:" every one of which terms I was at much pains to make him understand.

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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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