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1. adore

verb. ['əˈdɔr'] love intensely.

Synonyms

  • revere
  • idolize
  • love
  • worship
  • hero-worship
  • idolise

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • malevolence
  • dislike

Etymology

  • aorer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adorare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Adore

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  • montemayor
  • montefiore
  • bensenyore
  • underscore
  • sotomayor
  • heretofore
  • guarantor
  • balthazor
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  • postwar
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  • hardcore
  • explore
  • antiwar
  • senor
  • roquemore
  • restore
  • prewar
  • paramore
  • outscore
  • noncore
  • jambor
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  • gilgore
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Example sentences of the word adore


1. Adverb
Satisfy her sweet tooth with a birthday dessert she will adore.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They adore being beside their owners, and they are always ready for a game.

3. Adverb, comparative
Some parakeets even adore Celtic music.

4. Verb, base form
Green thumbs and flower fans will adore this clever DIY garden party costume.

5. Noun, singular or mass
We rounded up a few gifts that your cat will paw-sitively adore:

Quotes containing the word adore


1. I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
- Pietro Aretino

2. I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don't know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.
- Isabel Allende

3. I adore art... when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.
- Giuseppe Verdi

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