from The Century Dictionary.

  • With adoration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb With adoration.

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  • adverb In an adoring manner.

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  • adverb with adoration


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adoring +‎ -ly


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  • Nothing like nailing a beautiful female acolyte to boost self-image, over and over again, as she coos your name adoringly and feigns surprise that you just bought her a Mercedes.

    Mark Morford: 101 Reasons why Men Cheat (Tiger Woods Edition) 2009

  • But she invests the role with a fragile intensity as if she is experiencing a bad dream, and has one wonderful moment when her eyes gaze adoringly at her young son who has been strategically placed in the courtroom, wrote Michael Billington in a review in the Guardian.

    How Shameless stars came of age on West End stage 2011

  • Christine passed her cigarette to the other girl, who smiled clumsily, adoringly.

    The Landscape of Pleasure 2010

  • Christine passed her cigarette to the other girl, who smiled clumsily, adoringly.

    The Landscape of Pleasure 2010

  • Freddy put his arm around her shoulders, and she wrapped hers around his waist, pulling him close and gazing up at him adoringly.

    Myrtle Beach Daze Julie Britt 2011

  • Introduction from Schumer | 10: 09 a.m. From Chappaqua to around the world, Senator Schumer now lauds her years as a public servant as he looks at her adoringly.

    Live Blog: Clinton’s Confirmation Hearing - The Caucus Blog - 2009

  • He wasn't really sure what he was looking at, but the figure in the bed before him certainly wasn't the beautiful wife that he had loved adoringly.

    When the Spring Dies Nathaniel Tower 2011

  • Lena bent low to smile adoringly at Willa; Willa grinned back.

    Three Stages of Amazement Carol Edgarian 2011

  • Weeelll, since I am 30 years old and go for guys that are manly and have chest hair, and sexy British accents, and have true musical talent (the dude can play guitar/piano and sing), and has a wonderful sense of humor, nice tail section, and looks at his chick so adoringly (yes, I mean Kristen), I would have to shockingly go with Robert Pattinson.

    'Twilight' coverboys: Who's hotter, Taylor or Robert? | 2009

  • Kindly, gratefully and adoringly Jason made love to her and she to him, replacing the frenzied passion of their past couplings with an exploration into genuine lovemaking.

    I.O.U. Elle 2011


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