verb (used with object), a·dored, a·dor·ing.
verb (used without object), a·dored, a·dor·ing.
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While sports fans adore athletes, NFL players said they revere anime characters.A love for ‘Dragon Ball Z’ has infiltrated NFL locker rooms|Kyle Melnick|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
The other grandparents seem to be just fine with, and perhaps even adore and encourage, the child's behavior, so we're glad to defer all the holidays to them.Carolyn Hax: They ‘really cannot stand’ their rambunctious grandchild|Carolyn Hax|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
At 17, she feels lucky to be married to a handsome young man who adores her.In Anna North’s riveting ‘Outlawed,’ there’s nothing more dangerous than a childless woman|Ron Charles|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
He adores it — the winter activities, the bonhomie in restaurants, the perfect summers.‘Bills Mafia’ waited a generation for a team like this. It’s had to embrace it from afar.|Adam Kilgore|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
I adored this meringue-like treat included in my roundup of 14 American regional cookies from last year.Sticky, gooey, crunchy, chewy — 11 gluten-free cookie recipes to delight in this holiday season|Becky Krystal|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
The process of co-opting black music and selling it back to the adoring public in whiteface is as American as apple pie.
Chestnut was last, carried on a yellow chariot through a sea of adoring fans.
His mere existence is met alternately with thousands of adoring cheers or thousands of hateful jeers.
Adoring crowds stand and sit transfixed, cheering and waving Thai flags as the charismatic Suthep Thaugsuban thunders away.
On its way to the stadium, the team passes through the Grove down the Walk of Champions, mobbed by adoring fans.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father|Stuart Stevens|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He might be answered thus: Esteem your ancestors, without adoring them.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
She felt that she could no longer conceal her own annoyance, and she was glad of this adoring audience of one.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I went home to chambers; Allen stayed adoring the unexampled Longepierre.Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
Louis the Fifteenth, another God-defying, self-adoring sensualist.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz
The only way to return to God is by neglecting the creature we have adored, and adoring the God whom we have neglected.The love letters of Abelard and Heloise|Peter Abelard