the act of paying honor, as to a divine being; worship.
fervent and devoted love.
What’s not clear is whether Platt will profit or finally suffer from all the adoration and emulation.
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Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.
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Paul Ryan, meanwhile, has remained steadfast in his adoration of Atlas Shrugged.
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But it is the human aspect—in fact, the heroic aspect—of Bartali that warrants our deepest respect and adoration.
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And Jerry, looking into her dark eyes, read plainly the yearning and adoration in their depths.
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The adoration of her, and the insane desire of her, can be seen in every play he wrote from 1597 to 1608.
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Kissing hands, customary among the ancients as an act of adoration, ii.
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She was bending forward, smiling, flattering her escort with the adoration of her eyes.
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She referred to him as His Majesty, brought him gifts, surrounded him with adoration and incense.
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deep love or esteem
the act of worshipping
1540s, from Middle French adoration, from Latin adorationem (nominative adoratio) “worship, adoration,” noun of action from past participle stem of adorare; see adore, the original sense of which is preserved in this word.
to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor. to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God. to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done! to worship. Contemporary Examples She has a personality that shines so bright … I adore fatal beauties. 16 Questions for the […]
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