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Main Entry: 1fawn
Pronunciation: primarystressfodotn, primarystressfän
Function: verb
Etymology: Old English fagnian "to rejoice," from fægen "glad, fain"
1 : to show affection -- used especially of a dog
2 : to try to win favor by behavior that shows lack of self-respect
- fawn·er noun
- fawn·ing·ly /-ieng-lemacron/ adverb

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