ardent admirer


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ardent admirer

One who is a devoted follower or supporter of someone or something. Although the monarchy is no longer relevant in leading the country, the king still has many ardent admirers.
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Despite his win over Roddick, Lopez has generated the most headlines this week for his nickname Deliciano, given to him by Murray's mother Judy, who is an ardent admirer of the Spaniard.
Despite his win over Roddick, Lopez has generated the most headlines this week for his nickname, Deliciano, given to him by Murray's mother Judy, who is an ardent admirer of the Spaniard.
Such an ardent admirer of it is Marchesi that he coined a term to define a style of cooking-"Marchesian"-he defines as "Japanese cuisine with an kalian flavor.
Ezra Pound, an ardent admirer, called him "my mother and father," while William Butler Yeats, also smitten, kept pre-Raphael pictures in his room.
An ardent admirer of yesteryear screen comedian Mehmood and playback singer-cum-comedian Kishore Kumar, Johny admits that their work has been an inspiration for him.
As if that wasn't embarrassment enough for such an ardent admirer, Hague now intends to humiliate us all by groveling and tinkering with British law to appease them.
Even the most ardent admirer of what it has achieved for its members, is likely to (at least) raise an eyebrow on reading about the latest campaign to emerge from the British Medical Association.
The engravings were a result of the collaboration between Picasso and his close friend, an ardent admirer of his work, an extraordinary editor and also a famous art dealer of the period, Ambroise Vollard.
With my sincere regards, Your ardent admirer, Stanley Jones
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a fan as "1, an enthusiastic devotee; 2, an ardent admirer or enthusiast.
An ardent admirer of Abdul Razak, Abdullah left government service in 1978 to successfully run for public office.
I confess that I am an ardent admirer of America and convinced that all the glory and wealth that the country has gained over the years have been by design and hard work and not by chance.
An ardent admirer, now arthritic and raddled, is hopping about with surprising zeal on one foot, while aiming the other one into the appropriate hole of his underpants.
Brown, an ardent admirer of the world's greatest-ever distance runner, said: "I think Haile would be my favourite as he's such a difficult athlete to beat tactically.
I'M NOT the world's greatest fan of horses at close quarters - they're a bit big - but from a safe distance I'm an ardent admirer.