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 Meanings and Examples of IDOL
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idol
 n.  someone who is admired and respected very much
 n.  image used for worship; image of divinity; false notion or conception
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Scarlett wanted to respect and adore her mother like an idol and to rumple her hair and tease her too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  She saw that she had dressed her idol with attributes of her own making.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  The chimney jambs and all the bricks inside were very sooty, so that I thought this fire-place made a very appropriate little shrine or chapel for his Congo idol.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  At last extinguishing the fire, he took the idol up very unceremoniously, and bagged it again in his grego pocket as carelessly as if he were a sportsman bagging a dead woodcock.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  He then went about his evening prayers, took out his idol, and removed the paper fireboard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
6  And an idol, indeed, it is; or, rather, in old times, its likeness was.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.
7  Turning as from a fallen idol, she made other discoveries which rapidly dispelled her romantic illusions.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
8  Want of exercise robs them of cheerfulness, and too much devotion to that idol of American women, the teapot, makes them feel as if they were all nerve and no muscle.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
9  I could not, in those days, see God for His creature: of whom I had made an idol.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  He might have had a monomania on the subject of his departed idol; but on every other point his wits were as sound as mine.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  To clutch that idol, treachery.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In IVY DAY IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM
12  He had sunken cheeks, a yellow complexion, a straight back, an ascetic aspect, and, with his arms dropped, the palms of hands outwards, resembled an idol.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
13  I suppose it did not occur to him Mr. Kurtz was no idol of mine.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In III
14  Sergius is the hero of the hour, the idol of the regiment.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT I
15  And yet when I looked upon that ugly idol in the glass, I was conscious of no repugnance, rather of a leap of welcome.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
Example Sentence:
1  The aged matinee idol still had grandiose notions of his supposed importance in the theatrical world.
2  The children, who had made him an idol, were hurt most by his defection from our cause.
3  Let's face it, their idol is willing to sign a bill that gives one aspirin to each American and just call it a victorious health care reform law!
4  He used to prostrate himself before the idol.
5  The titter that rippled around the room appeared to abash the boy, but in reality that result was caused rather more by his worshipful awe of his unknown idol and the dread pleasure that lay in his high good fortune.