[ verb ] feel admiration for



Used in print

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Mrs._Benington admired Gordon 's spirit and did what she could to persuade her husband that the boy might help the team .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

She admired him .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

But he was not bored at_all ; he had found his style quite early in his career and he thought it quite wonderful that the world admired it , and he could not imagine why he should alter it .

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respect envy admiration admirer

[ verb ] look at with admiration

Used in print

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

On November 22 , 1859 , the Providence_Daily_Journal stated that although Brown 's `` pluck '' and honest fanaticism must be admired , any honor paid to Brown would only induce other fanatics to imitate his actions .

Resolved that , while we most decidedly disapprove the methods he adopted to accomplish his objects , yet in his willingness to die in aid of the great cause of human freedom , we still recognize the qualities of a noble nature and the exercise of a spirit which true men have always admired and which history never fails to honor .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

Lord_Byron poured himself another glass of wine and held it up to the candle_flame admiring the rich color .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Leaving her house one late afternoon , Mrs._Pastern stopped to admire the October light .

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

Winston took_out a pencil , admired the point , and wrote slowly and heavily , `` Clothes Stand '' .

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look admirer

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20420