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synonyms for admires

  • adore
  • applaud
  • appreciate
  • cherish
  • commend
  • credit
  • extol
  • hail
  • honor
  • idolize
  • laud
  • marvel at
  • praise
  • prize
  • respect
  • revere
  • treasure
  • worship
  • approve
  • esteem
  • eulogize
  • glorify
  • value
  • venerate
  • be crazy about
  • be crazy for
  • be crazy over
  • be mad about
  • be nuts about
  • be stuck on
  • be sweet on
  • be wild about
  • delight in
  • fall for
  • get high on
  • go for
  • groove on
  • hold in respect
  • look up to
  • moon over
  • pay homage to
  • rate highly
  • take pleasure in
  • think highly of
  • wonder at
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antonyms for admires

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  • blame
  • censure
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • despise
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disparage
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • not care
  • reproach
  • mock
  • abhor
  • detest
  • execrate
  • scorn
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How to use admires in a sentence

He studied Madame Roland with even more of stoical apathy than another man would study a book which he admires.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Butler represents the philosophy which he so much admires as a contemplation of, and a tendency to, the absolute and eternal good.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Now, if there is one thing Destiny admires in a man, it is his courage to defy her.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
But he admires and wonders without love; he has strong things to say against it.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
You tell me Morsfield admires the woman—would marry her to-morrow, if he could get her.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
If these bullies find most of the college admires her, they will be a little more careful.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
He admires not the harmony of colouring alone, but he examines by what artifice one colour is a foil to its neighbour.
SEVEN DISCOURSES ON ARTJOSHUA REYNOLDS
When I am Basil's wife I shall have to be very sedate, and of course not even pretend to know if any other man admires me.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
Found, among other things, that he had lived two years in Italy when he was a youth, and that he admires Miss Austen.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
It seems to me that any person of a pitiful heart, who also admires courage and address, must be sorry for me, now.
"PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
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