hero-worshipping

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He acknowledged it with a glow of generous feeling, for he was given to hero-worshipping.

My hero-worshipping Emma has the moping-sickness, and I cannot afford to have her hors de combat at this anxious time.

Mentally, she could hardly be maturer than the hero-worshipping girl in the procession of Miss Vincent's young seminarists.

He wished wryly that things could be as simple as his hero-worshipping son seemed to think.

Muriel reverenced the heroic, and Mignon had disgraced herself forever in the eyes of this impulsive, hero-worshipping girl.

She would miss the best that earth holds for a home-loving, hero-worshipping woman.

And here was Freddie Rooke, a man who admired Derek with all his hero-worshipping nature, pointing it out independently.

She did not speak to him while the hero-worshipping crowd were fluttering about him to their heart's content.

He wasn't just hero-worshipping and imitating, just spinning some self-centred romance.