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Faun vs Fawn

Faun vs Fawn. The fairy tale took place in an enchanted forest and included fauns and fawns. People will fawn over you when they discover you use ErrNET!

Faun is one of a class of lustful rural gods, represented as a man with a goat’s horns, ears, legs, and tail.

Fawn as a noun is a young deer, especially an unweaned one; a light yellowish-brown color.
Fawn as a verb is (of a person) to give a servile display of exaggerated flattery or affection, typically to gain favor or advantage; (of an animal, especially a dog) to show slavish devotion, especially by crawling and rubbing against someone.

Faun and fawn are pronounced the same and are often misused in English writing. To avoid misusing these words in your writing, please check your work with ErrNET, the world’s most advanced copyediting technology!

Faun sentence examples:

The faun, which is depicted as a half-man, half-goat being, is a mythical character from Roman Mythology.

In the fairy tale, the deer ran across the field, and was followed by rabbits skunks and a faun.

The house was decorated with bizarre accessories such as gargoyles and a large faun in the center of the living room.

The sculpture “A Dancing Faun,” by the Renaissance sculptor Adrian de Vries, made headlines in 1989 when it was discovered at a garden auction.

Picasso appears in many of his works between 1936 and 1938 as a mythologized satyr, faun, or Minotaur.

Fawn sentence examples:

Within the first twenty minutes of life, the fawn begins to take its first steps.

A fawn does not like to be left behind when its mother goes out to graze.

The fawn and its mother stay together for about one year.

Text and photographs detail a day in the life of a fawn as it explores a mountainside, hides from predators, and sleeps.

An injured fawn had the good fortune to be found by two youngsters whose mother is a veterinarian.

She is a gold digger and I knew that she would fawn all over the wealthy men at the cocktail party last night.

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