fawn

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fawn

1. a young deer of either sex aged under one year
2. 
a. a light greyish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): a fawn raincoat
3. in fawn (of deer) pregnant
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5) Harry Laughlin gushed with praise of Nazi leaders like Frick, whom he described fawningly as "'a powerful Reichsminister in a dictatorial government which is getting things done in a nation of sixty million people.
This week Channel 5 broadcast The Michael Jackson Interview: The Footage You Were Never Meant To See, which included clips ofwhat broadcaster Martin Bashir had fawningly said to the 44-year-old star.
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In parts of the scene obviously intended to be comic, Cade begins to show himself a pompous fool in talking of himself as the fount of English law, while Dick fawningly supports him by saying, "the laws of England may come out of your mouth" The comic aspects of this scene are enhanced by three stage whisper asides from other players.