Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
Of what account are praise and adulation from men whom you don’t respect?
They were offering Galt the best that their view of existence could offer, they were trying to tempt him with that which was their dream of life’s highest fulfillment: this spread of mindless adulation, the unreality of this enormous pretenseapproval without standards, tribute without content, honor without causes, admiration without reasons, love without a code of values.
There are no more uses of "adulation" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
Don’t grow dependent upon popular adulation. It comes and goes and reverses unexpectedly.
...waves and waves of adulation wash his pain away.