fawn upon

  • 1 fawn upon — Synonyms and related words: act up to, adulate, agree to anything, beslobber, beslubber, blandish, brown nose, cajole, compliment, conceit, court, curry favor, dance attendance on, fall all over, fall over, flatter, handshake, make court to, make …

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  • 2 fawn upon — 1. Cringe to, crouch to, truckle to. 2. Flatter, wheedle, cajole, blandish, pay court to …

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  • 3 fawn — v kowtow, bow, bow before, bow and scrape, stoop, crouch; kneel, fall on one s knees, fall at the feet of, prostrate oneself; grovel, crawl, creep, creep before, slither, Sl.Tom; cringe, cower, squirm; toady, toady to, truckle, truckle to,… …

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  • 4 fawn — vb Fawn, toady, truckle, cringe, cower are comparable when they mean to act or behave with abjectness in the presence of a superior. Fawn implies a courting of favor by such acts of a sycophant as servile flattery and exaggerated deference {they… …

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  • 5 Fawn — Fawn, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fawned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fawning}.] [OE. fawnen, fainen, fagnien, to rejoice, welcome, flatter, AS. f[ae]gnian to rejoice; akin to Icel. fagna to rejoice, welcome. See {Fain}.] To court favor by low cringing, frisking …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 fawn — 1. n., adj., & v. n. 1 a young deer in its first year. 2 a light yellowish brown. adj. fawn coloured. v.tr. (also absol.) (of a deer) bring forth (young). Phrases and idioms: in fawn (of a deer) pregnant. Etymology: ME f. OF faon etc. ult. f. L… …

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  • 7 fawn — fɔːn n. baby deer; soft light brown color v. lavish affection upon; flatter, act in a servile manner in order to gain favor adj. pale yellowish brown …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 dance attendance upon someone — v. toady, flatter in the hope of gaining favor, fawn upon with a view to please or gain favor …

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  • 9 Nymph and Fawn — Artist Isidore Konti Year 1917 Dimensions 142.9 cm × 61 cm × 51 cm (56.25 in × 24 in × 20 in) Location India …

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  • 10 St. Patrick —     St. Patrick     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Patrick     Apostle of Ireland, born at Kilpatrick, near Dumbarton, in Scotland, in the year 387; died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland, 17 March, 493.     He had for his parents Calphurnius and… …

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  • 11 grovel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. fawn, creep, cringe; wallow, humble (oneself). See servility, lowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. crawl, cringe, fawn, fawn upon, beg, sneak, stoop, kneel, crouch before, truckle, kowtow, implore, toady …

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  • 12 Flattery — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Flattery >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 flattery flattery adulation gloze Sgm: N 1 blandishment blandishment blandiloquence Sgm: N 1 cajolery cajolery Sgm: N 1 fawning fawning wheedling & …

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  • 13 bow — I v 1. kneel before, salaam, genuflect, curtsey, nod, bob; prostrate oneself, fall on one s knees, lie prone, throw oneself at the feet of; bend the knee to, bend to, humble oneself to, defer to, stoop, get down. 2. bow and scrape grovel, truckle …

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  • 14 cringe — v 1. cower, shrink, quail, blench, flinch, wince, start, recoil, shy, Inf. funk, Sl. mooch; shake, tremble, quiver, Inf. shake in one s boots or shoes, kowtow, bow, bow before, bow to, bow and scrape, bend, bend before, stoop, squat, crouch,… …

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  • 15 flatter — v 1. compliment, salute, praise, laud, belaud, extol, exalt, celebrate, glorify, eulogize, panegyrize, adulate, trumpet, cry up, ring or sing [s.o. s] praises; puff, puff up, inflate, magnify, blow up, overpraise, praise to excess, praise to the… …

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  • 16 grovel — v 1. kowtow, bow, bow before, bow to, bow and scrape, bend, bend before, stoop, squat, crouch, slouch, hunch; cringe, cower, squirm; whine, whimper, snivel; lick [s.o. s] shoes, lick or kiss [s.o. s] feet, kiss the hem of [s.o. s] garment, Inf.… …

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  • 17 truckle — v 1. kowtow, bow, bow before, bow to, bow and scrape, bend, bend before, stoop, crouch; kneel, kneel before, fall on one s knees before, prostrate oneself before; grovel, crawl, creep, creep before, slither; cringe, cower, squirm; whine, whimper …

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  • 18 προσαίνει — προσσαίνω fawn upon pres ind mp 2nd sg προσσαίνω fawn upon pres ind act 3rd sg …

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  • 19 προσσαινόντων — προσσαίνω fawn upon pres part act masc/neut gen pl προσσαίνω fawn upon pres imperat act 3rd pl …

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  • 20 προσσαίνει — προσσαίνω fawn upon pres ind mp 2nd sg προσσαίνω fawn upon pres ind act 3rd sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)