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fawn
used in Julius Caesar

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1  —3 uses as in:
fawned all over her
Definition
showing excessive flattery or affection
  • Be not fond, To think that Caesar bears such rebel blood That will be thaw'd from the true quality With that which melteth fools; I mean, sweet words, Low-crooked curtsies, and base spaniel-fawning.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (18% in)
  • Thy brother by decree is banished: If thou dost bend, and pray, and fawn for him, I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (19% in)
  • fawn = show affection
  • Villains, you did not so when your vile daggers Hack'd one another in the sides of Caesar: You show'd your teeth like apes, and fawn'd like hounds, And bow'd like bondmen, kissing Caesar's feet; Whilst damned Casca, like a cur, behind Struck Caesar on the neck.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The plains of Philippi (35% in)

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  • And be not jealous on me, gentle Brutus; Were I a common laugher, or did use To stale with ordinary oaths my love To every new protester; if you know That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard And after scandal them; or if you know That I profess myself, in banqueting, To all the rout, then hold me dangerous.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. A public place (24% in)

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