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The answer DOTE is seen frequently, appearing about once every 190 puzzles.

Related Clues

___ on (enjoy)
Pamper, with "on"
Spoil, with "on"
Act feeblemindedly
Act grandmotherly
Adore to excess
Be fatuous
Be foolish
Be overfond
Be stuck (on)
Be sweet (on)
Decay, as a tree
Decline with age
Lavish affection
Lavish affection (on)
Lavish attention (on)
Love to excess
Love excessively, with "on"
Overdo the T.L.C.
Pour on the love
Show affection, with "on"
Show fondness
Show senility
Shower affection on
Be feeble-minded
Be foolishly fond
Be overly fond
Be overly fond of
Be too fond
Bestow excessive affection
Bestow lavish affection
Bestow much love (on)
Emulate a grandparent, maybe
Love too fondly
Show strong fondness for
Treat with grandmotherly love, with "on"


DOTE as a verb:

1. be foolish or senile due to old age
2. shower with love; show excessive affection for; "Grandmother dotes on her the twins"