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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The cant of the lying world is, that men like me compass our riches by dissimulation and treachery: by fawning, cringing, and stooping.
  • You know I have stood by when you fawned and flattered other people, and I remember pretty well what THAT always led to.’
  • How many proud painted dames would have fawned and smiled, and how many spendthrift blockheads done me lip-service to my face and cursed me in their hearts, while I turned that ten thousand pounds into twenty!

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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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