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Adj.1.idolised - regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)idolised - regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god); "adored grandchildren"; "an idolized wife"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
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And here was a man, decidedly good-looking--Jane and Susan Green call him bewitchingly handsome I suppose they're two of the ladies he pretends would be so glad to have him; but, however, he was certainly a very clever, witty, agreeable companion--not what you call clever, but just enough to make him entertaining; and a man one needn't be ashamed of anywhere, and would not soon grow tired of; and to confess the truth, I rather liked him--better even, of late, than Harry Meltham--and he evidently idolised me; and yet, though he came upon me all alone and unprepared, I had the wisdom, and the pride, and the strength to refuse him--and so scornfully and coolly as I did: I have good reason to be proud of that.
In the meanwhile William of Orange urged on the course of events by every means in his power, eagerly waiting for the time when the people, by whom he was idolised, should have made of the bodies of the brothers the two steps over which he might ascend to the chair of Stadtholder.
I don't want to be idolised,' I answered; 'but I am well assured that he loves me more than anybody else in the world - as I do him.
I must think him weak, selfish, unfeeling towards the very woman whom he idolised, and he must bow to my opinion as resignedly as he could--only putting it to me, at the same time, whether her future as a single woman, pining under an unhappily placed attachment which she could never acknowledge, could be said to promise her a much brighter prospect than her future as the wife of a man who worshipped the very ground she walked on?
If you idolise someone, you demonise them and the person who is idolised becomes complicit in that" - Actor Andrew Scott.
Rooney (top) idolised Gary Speed Wayne idolised the footballer, who played in the number 10 shirt for Everton.
SWANSEA boss Brendan Rodgers reckons that footballers are more likely to need help coping with pressure because of the way they are idolised by fans.
PREMIER League footballer Joey Barton was yesterday told to set an example to fans who idolised him by the judge who spared him jail.
Two weeks ago Wayne was a healthy 34-year-old man who idolised his daughter Lara and was enjoying life.
In a time where celebrities are idolised, surely they should do something worth this status.
Having idolised him as a boy on the Kop, it was a great moment for me.
The kids who once idolised the Manchester United boy-wonder have started to catch up with him on the pitch.