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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 a·dore v. t. [imp. & p. p. adored p. pr. & vb. n. adoring ]
 1. To worship with profound reverence; to pay divine honors to; to honor as a deity or as divine.
    Bishops and priests, . . . bearing the host, which he [James II.] publicly adored.   --Smollett.
 2. To love in the highest degree; to regard with the utmost esteem and affection; to idolize.
    The great mass of the population abhorred Popery and adored Monmouth.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a
            god); "adored grandchildren"; "an idolized wife" [syn:
            idolized, idolised, worshipped(a)]