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synonyms for admiring

  • 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 admiring

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  • blame
  • censure
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • despise
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disparage
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • reproach
  • mock
  • abhor
  • detest
  • execrate
  • scorn
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How to use admiring in a sentence

While you were admiring the long roll of the wave, a sudden spray would be dashed over you, and make you catch your breath!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
David thought the farmer a fool, and rode on, admiring the blue sky uncheckered by a single cloud.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
There was a host of friends and acquaintances around the little home, making merry and admiring the baby.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
He fired with an accuracy of aim that won him an admiring mutter, although to miss would have been almost as noteworthy.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A strident voice drowned the scandal, and an admiring group ceased smoking and listened spellbound to a characteristic anecdote.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
From force of admiring, he forgot to express beauty, and what he felt so deeply he came to believe he had created.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
To admire these same views, is it not admiring without knowing wry?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
He would listen, shake his head with an admiring air, as he watched his wife: "She is astonishing!"
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
While we stood admiring this work of art, the master within laughingly warned us that the ass kicked if anyone came near him.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
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WORDS RELATED TO ADMIRING

  • admiring
  • approbatory
  • approving
  • commendatory
  • congratulatory
  • extolling
  • laudatory
  • praising
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.