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fawn
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The Aeneid
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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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The Aeneid
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  • What Diomede, nor Thetis’ greater son, A thousand ships, nor ten years’ siege, had doneFalse tears and fawning words the city won.
  • Whom Ancus follows, with a fawning air, But vain within, and proudly popular.
  • The triple porter of the Stygian seat, With lolling tongue, lay fawning at thy feet, And, seiz’d with fear, forgot his mangled meat.
  • Intrepid on her swelling dugs they hung; The foster dam loll’d out her fawning tongue: They suck’d secure, while, bending back her head, She lick’d their tender limbs, and form’d them as they fed.

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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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