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synonyms for idol

  • darling
  • deity
  • hero
  • icon
  • superstar
  • beloved
  • dear
  • desire
  • favorite
  • fetish
  • god
  • goddess
  • image
  • inamorata
  • simulacrum
  • eidolon
  • false god
  • golden calf
  • graven image
  • pagan symbol
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People made representational art—cave paintings of horses, ivory goddesses, lion-headed idols, showing artistic flair and imagination.
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“You don’t age out of your passion,” Radha Blank shared with Robert Townsend, her filmmaking idol whose Hollywood Shuffle inspired her, during their spotlight discussion for the Urbanworld Film Festival last month.
‘THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION’ CREATOR RADHA BLANK ON SEEING HERSELF AND MISSING HER MOTHERCMURRAYOCTOBER 9, 2020ESSENCE.COM
In short, they will influence their followers – who follow suggestions and advice from their idols.
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Working for his idol, though life-changing, is far from easy.
‘A STAR IS BORED’ A DELICIOUS WORK OF FICTIONKATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Second baseman Isan Diaz has a swing that resembles his idol Robinson Cano.
THE DODGERS LEAD OUR NATIONAL LEAGUE PREDICTIONS, BUT DON’T COUNT OUT THE NATS OR … REDS?TRAVIS SAWCHIKJULY 22, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
She thought the idol would consume them, for bachelor cooking was never intended for bachelor invalids.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He hath chosen strong wood, and that will not rot: the skilful workman seeketh how he may set up an idol that may not be moved.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
If a nation hath changed their gods, and indeed they are not gods: but my people have changed their glory into an idol.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I am due to attend at twelve-forty-five in the state temple, where we sanctify some new idol.
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Buzot adored Madame Roland as the inspiration of his mind, as the idol of his worship.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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