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  • n. Plural form of admiration.


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  • The second of his admirations was the Chief Forester of the department.

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  • Wilson ups the ante †"five times in this album he breaks down into spoken-word admirations of his city, complete with beatier-than-thou swagger and lingo.

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  • Beyond all treasures, these were treasures to her -- the love phrases, praises, and admirations.


  • Social Networking has brought your favorite stars 140 characters closer to your admirations and fantasies.

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  • The Old Gods apparently never intended to be worshipped, but provided aid and succor to the jokers of the Middle East, such that those jokers' admirations crossed the line.

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  • Actually, you know, we have great admirations for many things in America, many fans of the Hollywood blockbusters, and people like me, educated in the United States, we have many friends in the United States.

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  • They use the 30-minute format to explain themselves because they generally do not have an advertising agency or a public relations machine or the machinations and raw admirations of agenda-setting media empires.

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  • I want to watch the golfers stream in off the course, shouting admirations to one another as they come in to the 19th hole for a post-round drink.

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  • Beauty, she concludes, is "a judgment needed to make sense of a large portion of one's energies, affinities and admirations."

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  • Ephemeral admirations do not seem to have been enough for Pauline, however, for she commissioned the Italian sculptor Canova to render her likeness in marble.

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