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adulateverb acclaim, admire, applaud, approbate, approve, celebrate, commend, compliment, eulogize, exalt, express, extol, flatter, glorify, idolize, laud, lionize, overpraise, pay tribute to, praise, salute
See also: overestimate
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In an age that adulates
pop stars and quarterbacks, our city has a real hero.
Similarly, while Gibson adulates
Picasso for refusing to go back to Francoist Spain, he never considers the possibility that there was something morally compromising about Picasso's remaining in Nazi-occupied Paris throughout World War II.