The governor-elect was hounded by a group of ______ lobbyists and others hoping to gain favor with her administration.

a. facetious
b. abstruse
c. magnanimous
d. fawning
e. saccharine
  1. d. Fawning (adj.) means attempting to win favor or attention by excessive flattery, ingratiating displays of affection, or servile compliance; obsequious.

Test ID: 352
Source: 501 Sentence Completion Questions