GRE Word List

FAWNING

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.

Random words

WordMeaning
indisputablenot disputable : unquestionable
fortitudestrength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage
tenaciousnot easily pulled apart : cohesive
irresoluteuncertain how to act or proceed : vacillating
plumagethe feathers of a bird
deliberateto think about or discuss issues and decisions carefully
anvila heavy usually steel-faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand hammering)
laboriousinvolving, requiring, or characterized by hard and sustained effort : arduous
patoisa dialect other than the standard or literary dialect
magniloquentspeaking in or characterized by a high-flown often bombastic style or manner