GRE Word List

FAWNING

courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness

The meaning of the word fawning is courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness.

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