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dote

dote

 
pronunciation:
dot
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: doted, dotes, doting
definition 1: to have or exhibit excessive fondness or affection, esp. for a person (usu. fol. by on or upon).
How he dotes on his grandson!
synonyms:
indulge
similar words:
adore, hover
definition 2: to exhibit foolishness or feebleness of mind, esp. as a result of old age.
derivation: doter (n.)
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