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tr.v. a·dored, a·dor·ing, a·dores
1. To worship as God or a god.
2. To love (someone) deeply and devotedly. See Synonyms at revere1.
3. To like very much: adores Broadway musicals.
[Middle English adouren, from Old French adourer, from Latin adōrāre, to pray to : ad-, ad- + ōrāre, to pray.]
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|Adj.||1.||adored - 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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