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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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 1: showing adoration [syn: worshipful]
      2: extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring
         grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting
         husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a
         fond mother" [syn: doting, fond]