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There should be no institution out of the reach of an indignant or admiring humanity.

You could count them by hundreds, and your eyes grew weary of admiring them.

Geoff, however, was hardly at the age for admiring scenery much.

I had no sooner read it than, after admiring it, I felt it must be answered.

However, they couldn't remain standing there admiring the table.

Then their admiring Sittie and Ammal have nothing to do but enjoy them.

The world was against them while they lived; but this is rather a reason for admiring than for depreciating them.

He reached her in a time so short that she was surprised into an admiring comment.

I knew if I came earlier I should find you surrounded by an admiring crowd.

As the reader has learned, there was good cause for this admiring question.

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.

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