adore:1. To love , honor, or worship as a deity, as God or a god.
3. To like, love , or enjoy intently, often excessively.
Synonyms: admire ; be-crazy-about ; be-gone-on ; be mad for; be-nuts-about ; be serious about; be-smitten-with ; be-stuck-on ; be-sweet-on ; be wild-about ; cherish ; delight in; dig ; dote on ; dote upon; esteem; exalt; fall-for ; flip-over ; glorify; go-for ; groove-on ; honor; idolize ; prize; relish; revel in; revere ; reverence; treasure ; venerate ; worship .
Quotes: Lord Henry Wotton (George Sanders) in The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945): ' Being adored is a nuisance. You will discover that women treat us just as humanity treats its gods; they worship us and keep bothering us to do something for them .'
See Also: body worship, princesse lointaine, venerate, worship
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