Adore and Admire


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Adore verb – To offer honor or respect to (someone) as a divine power.
Usage example: the Roman soldier was beheaded for adoring the Christian god

Admire is a synonym for adore in love topic. In some cases you can use "Admire" instead a verb "Adore", when it comes to topics like love intensely. popular alternative
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Admire verb – To think very highly or favorably of.
Usage example: I admire the way you handled such a touchy situation

Adore is a synonym for admire in love topic. You can use "Adore" instead a verb "Admire", if it concerns topics such as worship, hold in high regard. popular alternative
Nearby Words: admirable, admiration, admirer, admiring, admiringly
Synonyms for Admire

Common collocations

guy adore guy admire guy
version adore version admire version
shoes adore shoes admire shoes
whom adore whom admire whom
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