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- adj. Feeling or showing admiration.
- v. Present participle of admire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Expressing admiration.
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But if pleasure is to be had in admiring great works of art, 50 Years at Pace packs a laudable punch.
Adam Smith thought there was pleasure to be had simply in admiring the craftsmanship of a well-made watch, even if its extra accuracy was of little practical benefit.
By the end, I did begin admiring her helpfulness and how happy she was when she could tutor her classmates.
Thinking of you and once again admiring your strength and thoughtfulness as you navigate this terrible time.
In Musical Stages, Rodgers introduced the piano right up front among the relatives, but it would turn out to be much more important than that, becoming with time also his imaginary friend and alter ego, to and through which he could say absolutely anything he wanted and explore his own outer limits of tenderness and wit while his impossible family looked on in admiring silence — or, at any rate, silence.
Saddam is, of course, not alone in admiring The Godfather series.
Townspeople spoke in admiring terms of Blood's letters from such luminaries as Ralph Waldo Emerson,
Going over to his side, she joined him in admiring the gay scene in front of them and smiling over the movements of feeble skaters.
The educated classes had behaved ill in admiring the valour of the slaveowners and in rejoicing at their successful resistance.
I closed the review, in short, admiring the clear judgment and practical farsightedness of the writer; pitying the Yankees, for whom I cherished
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