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adore (one) for

To admire or love one for a certain trait or ability. I adore Jean for her studiousness—she is the hardest worker I've ever met. She adores him for his muscular build and thick head of hair.
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adore someone for doing something

to be in awe of someone for doing something well. Everyone adores Sally for her wonderful sense of humor.
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adore someone for having something

to be in awe of someone because of a particular trait or feature. Robert adores Mary for her smiling eyes.
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Presley's predominantly white fans may not have known or even cared about the actual sources and inspirations for his music and stage mannerisms, but he and the black artists whom he emulated and admired knew that the springs that fed Presley's talents were broader, deeper, and more diverse than his adoring fans dared or cared to recognize.
After the rally, Vargas jumped down from the stage and was enveloped by adoring fans who had pushed through barriers - many of them giggly teen-age girls, which is normally De La Hoya's domain.
BROOKLINE - Sara Lynne (Millin) Shack, on July 20, 2012, surrounded by her adoring family, Sara Lynne Shack passed away after a long and valiant battle with cancer, she was 76.
Summary: Twilight Saga star Robert Pattinson has revealed that he uses Twitter to escape from his adoring female fans.
POP Idol star Darius Danesh today fought off more than 100 adoring fans when he popped into a record store yesterday.
Darius looked stunned when he emerged in front adoring fans who were mostly made up of young schoolgirls.
When Nickelodeon and HIT Entertainment imported the show last month, the affable construction worker stepped off a jet at JFK in New York to shouts of adoring fans a la the Beatles in 1964.
An amputee, Laurens was particularly dependent on his adoring wife, Marthe.
Mullen of Sheffield, and her adoring nephew James Mullen of New Marlborough, MA.
The 71-year-old musician - who performs frequently, generally to adoring audiences - said he was stunned by a critic's review of a concert he gave in Moscow in December in honor of author Alexander Solzhenitsyn.