And Cora had turned sidewise in her seat next to him at the theatre and had looked up at him adoringly, awe-struck.
He did love her, love her adoringly, as he loved what was great and lofty in art.
Or, if the public preferred, with Clavel as star, and with Adrienne as an adoringly humble member of the cast.
Then she backed off, and stood gazing down upon the two of them adoringly.
There, adoringly, stood Gaga, all his love making a radiance in his face which she had not previously seen so distinctly.
That which the subsidence revealed, adoringly she called her Huggo.
And all the while Nan Brent's child stood by Donald's knee, gazing up at him adoringly.
Perhaps it was because they all treated him so adoringly that he was tired of them.
They followed him about like two pet dogs, and when he sat down they stood and gazed at him adoringly.
He was looking down at her not only adoringly, but masterfully.
late 14c., aouren, "to worship, pay divine honors to, bow down before," from Old French aorer "to adore, worship, praise" (10c.), from Latin adorare "speak to formally, beseech, ask in prayer," in Late Latin "to worship," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + orare "speak formally, pray" (see orator). Meaning "to honor very highly" is attested from 1590s; weakened sense of "to be very fond of" emerged by 1880s. Related: Adored; adoring.
to worship; to express reverence and homage. The forms of adoration among the Jews were putting off the shoes (Ex. 3:5; Josh. 5:15), and prostration (Gen. 17:3; Ps. 95:6; Isa. 44:15, 17, 19; 46:6). To "kiss the Son" in Ps. 2:12 is to adore and worship him. (See Dan. 3:5, 6.) The word itself does not occur in Scripture.