GRE Word List


seeking or used to seek approval or favor by means of flattery

The meaning of the word fawning is seeking or used to seek approval or favor by means of flattery.

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mendaciousgiven to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth
crestfallenhaving a drooping crest or hanging head
enthrallto hold spellbound : charm
concessionthe act or an instance of conceding (as by granting something as a right, accepting something as true, or acknowledging defeat)
milieuthe physical or social setting in which something occurs or develops : environment
inceptionan act, process, or instance of beginning : commencement
inaugurateto induct into an office with suitable ceremonies
palatableagreeable to the palate or taste
facileeasily accomplished or attained
mammalany of a class (Mammalia) of warm-blooded higher vertebrates (such as placentals, marsupials, or monotremes) that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair, and include humans