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admiring

adjective uk   /ədˈmaɪə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈmaɪr.ɪŋ/
showing admiration: Annette was getting lots of admiring looks/glances in her new red dress. She was surrounded by a group of admiring photographers.Showing respect and admiration
admiringly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The women sitting opposite us were gazing admiringly (= with admiration) at baby Joe.Showing respect and admiration
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