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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.
admiringly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The women sitting opposite us were gazing admiringly (= with admiration) at baby Joe.
Translations of “admiring”
in Chinese (Traditional) 欽佩的, 羨慕的, 讚賞的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钦佩的, 羡慕的, 赞赏的…
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