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Word: adore

Definition: love deeply and respect highly


Sentences Containing 'adore'

Thus all my opinions I will not say public, but private are confined to these three sentiments, I love my father, I respect M. Morrel, and I adore Mercedes.
Tell me, the first time you tasted oysters, tea, porter, truffles, and sundry other dainties which you now adore, did you like them?
I adore Rome, and I have always had a great taste for archaeology.''
Then I feel as if I could adore Madame de Villefort.''
``Oh,''cried Morrel, almost tempted to throw himself on his knees before Noirtier and Valentine, and to adore them as two superior beings,``what have I ever done in my life to merit such unbounded happiness?''
One of these, as has been already said, was our deceased friend, of whom they say that he did not love but adore her.
We told her they were her images; and as well as he could the renegade explained to her what they meant, that she might adore them as if each of them were the very same Lela Marien that had spoken to her; and she, having great intelligence and a quick and clear instinct, understood at once all he said to her about them.
Here one curses her and calls her capricious, fickle, and immodest, there another condemns her as frail and frivolous; this pardons and absolves her, that spurns and reviles her; one extols her beauty, another assails her character, and in short all abuse her, and all adore her, and to such a pitch has this general infatuation gone that there are some who complain of her scorn without ever having exchanged a word with her, and even some that bewail and mourn the raging fever of jealousy, for which she never gave anyone cause, for, as I have already said, her misconduct was known before her passion.
They then went on with their game, knocking other books about; and I, having heard them mention the name of Don Quixote whom I love and adore so, took care to retain this vision in my memory."
When Steerforth, in white trousers, carried her parasol for her, I felt proud to know him; and believed that she could not choose but adore him with all her heart.
There is a lady, certainly, at Mrs. Steerforth's house, who is very clever, and whom I like to talk to--Miss Dartle--but I don't adore her.'
'I'm an umble individual to give you her elth,' proceeded Uriah, 'but I admire--adore her.'

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::: evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
::: sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
::: expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase