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idolatry
used in Selected Tales by Poe

3 uses
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Definition
the worship of idols (physical objects representative of gods)

or:

excessive admiration and devotion to something or someone
  • For long hours, detaining my hand, would she pour out before me the overflowing of a heart whose more than passionate devotion amounted to idolatry.
    1 — Ligeia (38% in)
  • And, indeed, if ever she, the wan and the misty-winged Ashtophet of idolatrous Egypt, presided, as they tell, over marriages ill-omened, then most surely she presided over mine.
    1 — Ligeia (6% in)
  • I revelled in recollections of her purity, of her wisdom, of her lofty, her ethereal nature, of her passionate, her idolatrous love.
    1 — Ligeia (64% in)

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