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adulation
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Definition much admiration and praise
  • Don't grow dependent upon popular adulation. It comes and goes and reverses unexpectedly.
adulation = much admiration and praise
  • ...waves and waves of adulation wash his pain away.
    Michael J. Farrand  --  Gibson's 1988 Home Run
  • He had bought for himself out of all the wealth streaming through his fingers neither adulation nor love, neither splendour nor comfort.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  Chance
  • No flames consumed his body, and the demons roared his name in adulation.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • Ender had won something better than the adulation of the passengers.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • adulation = admiration and praise
  • They're the objects of adulation and sympathy.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • The adulation that Trout was receiving, mindless and illiterate as it was, affected Trout like marijuana.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • More cheering, more adulation.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • adulation = admiration and praise
  • Across the dying fire, Seth Clearwater - his eyes wide with adulation for the fraternity of tribal protectors - nodded his agreement.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • I was still in love with her and now my adulation included everything she was that I no longer was:
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • adulation = admiration and praise
  • And so, well knowing that this woman, trained as she had been, deserved praise, even adulation, I was yet not able to utter it, trained as I had been.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • Despite the adulation of the guys at school, he felt as if there was some kind of distance between him and the fellows.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • adulation = admiration and praise
  • "Yessuh, Mr. Morgan," Bigger said; his eyes filled with mock adulation and respect.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • adulation = much admiration
  • Adoor Basi, the most popular, best-loved comedian in Malayalam cinema, had just arrived (Bombay–Cochin). Burdened with a number of small unmanageable packages and unabashed public adulation, he felt obliged to perform.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • adulation = admiration and praise
  • Even the humblest Party member is expected to be competent, industrious, and even intelligent within narrow limits, but it is also necessary that he should be a credulous and ignorant fanatic whose prevailing moods are fear, hatred, adulation, and orgiastic triumph.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • adulation = much admiration and praise
  • Adulation, being new in any form, pleased her.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • The adulation of salaaming courtiers came to be sweet music to his ears.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • But their good sense would despise the adulator who should pretend that they always REASON RIGHT about the MEANS of promoting it.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • But the people's good sense would hate the adulator who pretends that they always reason right about the means of promoting it.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • John Kennedy has the adulation of the crowds all to himself.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy

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