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respect

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adore

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marvel at

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to regard with great pleasure or approval

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to have a high opinion of

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feel admiration for

look at with admiration

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She ran toward a piece of water, shook one of her legs lightly to cast off her shoe, and began to dabble her foot, white as alabaster, in the current, admiring, perhaps, the undulations she thus produced upon the surface of the water.
Casaubon, or rather from the symphony of hopeful dreams, admiring trust, and passionate self devotion which that learned gentleman had set playing in her soul.
Alban paused, admiring with an artist's eye the effect of light, so faintly and delicately beautiful, on the broad expanse of the lawn.
He entered the room and shut the door, and for a time stood in bewilderment, admiring the grandeur before him.
The Hart was once drinking from a pool and admiring the noble figure he made there.
So spake the Eternal Father, and all Heaven Admiring stood a space; then into hymns Burst forth, and in celestial measures moved, Circling the throne and singing, while the hand Sung with the voice, and this the argument:-- "Victory and triumph to the Son of God, Now entering his great duel, not of arms, But to vanquish by wisdom hellish wiles
Anne had always admired it; but admiring is not loving; and she loved this house of dreams so much.
Nay, madam," said this able woman, and truly great politician, "I must own I cannot help admiring the girl's spirit, as well as your ladyship.
as white as sugar," said one, admiring Tanitchka, and shaking her head; "but thin.