fawning


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  • adj

Synonyms for fawning

Synonyms for fawning

attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

attempting to win favor by flattery

References in classic literature ?
We're just setting the house in order, Alan," said James, in his frightened and somewhat fawning way.
Having had a good look at his man, McMurdo elbowed his way forward with his usual careless audacity, and pushed himself through the little group of courtiers who were fawning upon the powerful boss, laughing uproariously at the smallest of his jokes.
What do I care for them all, and my fawning upon them
In other words, the coyotes living in the area you hunt can be completely different than the ones living there during the fawning season.
One of the better times to call coyotes is during the whitetail fawning season.
They are eclectic opportunists that focus on venison during the spring fawning period and the winter denning period when weakened individuals have difficulty running through deep snow.
It's almost fawning season throughout most of the whitetails' range.
This timing of births extended the fawning period of white-tailed deer (range, 19 May-6 August) and created considerable overlap with mule deer (range, 20 June-20 August).
Social and spatial organization of female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) during the fawning season.
Simply because careers had come so easily for me (nine years with the Air Force and nine [in corporate America]), I found your article illuminating and disheartening--illuminating because there is hope, and disheartening because by obtaining that graduate degree, I automatically assumed it would be the key to more fulfilling responsibilities, or at least fawning deference.
Now forgotten as a poet, Montesquiou had condescended to the fawning, yo unger ecrivain for years and never forgave him for successfully immortalizing him as a character.
Perhaps mine was only ordinary insincerity, and he had some entirely different fawning letter-writer in mind.
Six maps of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) fawning habitat from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas were developed from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) data.