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 Meanings and Examples of ADORATION
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 n.  act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; act of addressing as a god
Classic Sentence: (129 in 9 pages)
1  As always since childhood, this was, for Scarlett, a moment for adoration of Ellen, rather than the Virgin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
2  So, from the cradle to the grave, women strove to make men pleased with themselves, and the satisfied men repaid lavishly with gallantry and adoration.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
3  Her love was still a young girl's adoration for a man she could not understand, a man who possessed all the qualities she did not own but which she admired.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  She prayed to Jesus, always to the Son of God, offering him the terrible power of her adoration, addressing him as the eternal lover, growing passionate, exalted, large, as she contemplated his splendor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
5  She wanted to be a nun and observe perpetual adoration.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
6  As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
7  His attitude became one of good-humored subservience and tacit adoration.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXVI
8  Tom knelt before him, with clasped hands, and with an absorbed expression of love, trust, adoration, on his quiet face.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
10  You brought your adoration and your portmanteau here together.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXX
11  But, through all these causes combined, I sincerely believe she had a kind of adoration for him before he left the house that night.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
12  She remembered the ball, remembered Vronsky and his face of slavish adoration, remembered all her conduct with him: there was nothing shameful.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 29
13  But later on the princess noticed that, apart from this adoration, some kind of serious spiritual change was taking place in her daughter.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 33
14  Her adoration of him alarmed her indeed; she sought and could not find in him anything not fine.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 8
15  Then the tune with its feet always on the same spot, became sugared, insipid; bored a hole with its perpetual invocation to perpetual adoration.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 8
Example Sentence:
1  They knelt in adoration of their gods.
2  John doesn't hide his adoration for the girl.
3  Jack never told Jill he adored her; he believed his love was implicit in his actions.
4  The public seemed to lionize and adored her.
5  She adored her parents and would do anything to please them.
6  All the girls in our school adore the handsome mathematics teacher who happens to be a bachelor.
7  He took out a photo of his son, whom he adores.
8  He adores his wife and children.
9  She has one son and she adores him.
10  I just can't resist that adorable face and those amazing blue eyes!
11  He is adorable for his devotion to science.