Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With adoration.

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  • adverb With adoration.

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  • adverb In an adoring manner.

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  • adverb with adoration

Etymologies

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adoring +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Nothing like nailing a beautiful female acolyte to boost self-image, over and over again, as she coos your name adoringly and feigns surprise that you just bought her a Mercedes.

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  • But she invests the role with a fragile intensity as if she is experiencing a bad dream, and has one wonderful moment when her eyes gaze adoringly at her young son who has been strategically placed in the courtroom, wrote Michael Billington in a review in the Guardian.

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  • Christine passed her cigarette to the other girl, who smiled clumsily, adoringly.

    The Landscape of Pleasure

  • Christine passed her cigarette to the other girl, who smiled clumsily, adoringly.

    The Landscape of Pleasure

  • Freddy put his arm around her shoulders, and she wrapped hers around his waist, pulling him close and gazing up at him adoringly.

    Myrtle Beach Daze

  • Introduction from Schumer | 10: 09 a.m. From Chappaqua to around the world, Senator Schumer now lauds her years as a public servant as he looks at her adoringly.

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  • He wasn't really sure what he was looking at, but the figure in the bed before him certainly wasn't the beautiful wife that he had loved adoringly.

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  • Lena bent low to smile adoringly at Willa; Willa grinned back.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Weeelll, since I am 30 years old and go for guys that are manly and have chest hair, and sexy British accents, and have true musical talent (the dude can play guitar/piano and sing), and has a wonderful sense of humor, nice tail section, and looks at his chick so adoringly (yes, I mean Kristen), I would have to shockingly go with Robert Pattinson.

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  • Kindly, gratefully and adoringly Jason made love to her and she to him, replacing the frenzied passion of their past couplings with an exploration into genuine lovemaking.

    I.O.U.

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