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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADMIRES

Admires her great qualities, and glories in the friendship between them.

I am like the drunkard who admires a temperate life, yet can't pass a ginshop.

He will not forget the builder while he admires the architect.

He admires you greatly, Lucy; he told me so as he took me downstairs.

Beulwitz, the emperor's aide-de-camp, admires her immensely.

The child will not claim it unless he knows his parent and admires or respects him.

Candaules worships you, admires you, and his fault springs only from an excess of love.'

He admires the profusion of walnuts, chestnuts, wild apples and plums.

Now, if there is one thing Destiny admires in a man, it is his courage to defy her.

If he ever recovers it, he will present you with it; he says if it should cost him £10—for he admires you.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c. (implied in admired), from Middle French admirer (Old French amirer, 14c.), or directly from Latin admirari "to wonder at" (see admiration). Related: Admiring; admiringly.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.