ardent admirer

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She was persuaded that irrepressible passion was the cause of his impatience; and being an ardent admirer of impulsiveness (when it did not lead to the spending of money) she always received him with a genial twinkle of complicity and a play of allusion to which May seemed fortunately impervious.
Demi, with infantile penetration, soon discovered that Dodo like to play with `the bear-man' better than she did him, but though hurt, he concealed his anguish, for he hadn't the heart to insult a rival who kept a mine of chocolate drops in his waistcoat pocket, and a watch that could be taken out of its case and freely shaken by ardent admirers.
Prior to announcing his intention to run in late January, he was an ardent admirer of El-Sisi, proclaiming his allegiance to the incumbent with a Facebook post saying, "We support you for another presidential term.
It would not be totally true if I say I am not Imran Khan's ardent admirer but from my perspective I was, in fact, prepared to accept anyone to lead the country but Nawaz Sharif and Asif Zardari for reasons known to all conscientious people.
IF YOU are a fan of Super Furry Animals and by dint of that fact an ardent admirer of their creative colossus Gruff Rhys then you will be thrilled with the following news - a new Gruff album is imminent.
Maharashtra, July 25 -- Our very own not so Desi girl Priyanka Chopra, has an ardent admirer in the young and beautiful Mawra Hocane.
BUQ vice-president Firoz Khan, who is an ardent admirer of Urdu poetry, delivered the vote of thanks.
He was an ardent admirer of Multatuli, whom he offered part of his fortune.
It is not only the Toffees manager who is Tan ardent admirer of the former Olympiakos winger.
It is not only the Toffees manager who is an ardent admirer of the former Olympiakos winger.
Even the most ardent admirer of the Pakistani captain wouldn't have dared dreaming about Misbah's and Richards' names being mentioned in the same breath one day.
It was his father who later encouraged him to join active politics: "He was an ardent admirer of Didi, who he had seen fighting and struggling for 34 years: a one-woman army" Anupam said.