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adulation

noun admiration for, appreciation, approbation, blandishment, compliment, encomium, eulogy, fawning, flattery, glorification, homage, honor, idolatry, praise, sycophancy, toadyism
See also: doxology, honor, mention
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This is one instance of that adulation which we bestow on our own minds, and this almost universally.
The social world, the world of art, the fellowship of the elect, adulation, imitation, the homage of the fairest, honours from the highest, praise from the wisest, flattery, esteem, credit, pleasure, fame--all the honey of life was waiting in the comb in the hive of the world for Prince Michael, of the Electorate of Valleluna, whenever he might choose to take it.
His bodily vigour, his cool inflexible manner, his courage and his fairness, had secured for him much respect and some adulation in the sphere of his early successes.
They who believe their merit neglected and unappreciated, make up one class; they who receive adulation and flattery, knowing their own worthlessness, compose the other.
Of course, there are women, and men, who enjoy public adulation of their figures.
CLASSIC-WINNING trainer William Haggas breaks new ground when Adulation lines up in the Listed Prix des Reves d'Or-Jacques Bouchara at Vichy, writes Chris Humpleby.
ADULATION (Willie Haggas) ADULATION made a pleasing debut when third in what should turn out to be a strong two-year-old maiden at Ripon.
JOE SCHMIDT hailed Brian O'Driscoll's Dublin departure, admitting the centre stalwart warranted shred of adulation.
IN THESE parts all who wear the famed No 9 on the back of their shirts know the adulation that can roll down the terraces and engulf them.
The 1D film's called This Is Us, and though it might be them now, I reckon if all this madness and adulation carries on it won't be them in 10 years' time.
She told the news magazine that she was coming clean about her claims more than 20 years after his death to lay to rest the slavish adulation of her father - regarded as one of the greatest German actors of all time.
And I'm not belittling the sport per se, more the adulation for the players.