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Related to admiring: adoring, approving
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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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Amy rather regretted that last sentence, fearing it wasn't in good taste, but Laurie liked her better for it, and found himself both admiring and respecting the brave patience that made the most of opportunity, and the cheerful spirit that covered poverty with flowers.
After admiring the pretty things, he took out a fine golden watch with a big chain, several handsome finger-rings, and an ornament of rubies to pin upon the breast of his shaggy shirt-bosom.
as white as sugar," said one, admiring Tanitchka, and shaking her head; "but thin.
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
The Hart was once drinking from a pool and admiring the noble figure he made there.