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- v. Present participle of adore.
- adj. Showing adoration or admiration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. feeling or showing profound respect or veneration. Opposite of
- adj. feeling or showing a deep love and devotion to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An act of adoration, or one of homage paid by a lover.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing adoration
- adj. extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
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Also a few special schoolfriends who in adoring my disastrous amateur poems at 16, helped me cherish them too.
At nine he called the adoring hall-boy, gave him a quarter with minute instructions, and saw him disappear into the hallway of Number 205.
In the view which is given here of the retribution on the wicked as an instance of God's wise and holy ordering, we may well pause in adoring wonder and faith.
By employing ourselves in adoring the depth of those divine counsels of which we cannot find the bottom we shall very much tranquilize our minds under the afflicting hand of
As the Ciceronian model of republicanism made explicit, the goal in adoring one’s civic order is to assume a posture vis-à-vis the state like that of a dutiful child to a parent. [
That kind of overlap might be what you'd expect from a guy who recalls adoring his college political-theory class "because it was funny."
I was just recalling the adoring crowds at Obamas Ich-Bin-Ein-Berliner speech.
I recall adoring magazine cover after magazine cover at the supermarket checkout line with hagiographic photos of Obama.
John McCain, meanwhile, is talking gas prices and pocketbook issues and tweaking the media for what the McCain camp calls adoring coverage of Obama.
Shemesh signified, Deut.iv. 19), and in adoring the borrowed light and despising the Father of lights.