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