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admire

verb [T]  us   /ədˈmɑɪər/
to respect and approve of someone or something: I admire that music more than any other.
admirable
adjective  us   /ˈæd·mər·ə·bəl/
The police did an admirable job of calming down the crowd.
admirably
adverb  us   /ˈæd·mər·ə·bli/
I think she coped admirably with a very difficult situation.
admiration
noun [U]  us   /ˌæd·məˈreɪ·ʃən/
My admiration for her grows daily.
admirer
noun [C]  us   /ədˈmɑɪər·ər/
Many admirers waited in the rain just to see their hero.
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