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 for Adore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adore \A*dore"\, v. t.
     To adorn. [Obs.]
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           Congealed little drops which do the morn adore.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  adore \a*dore"\ ([.a]*d[=o]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. adored
     ([.a]*d[=o]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. adoring
     ([.a]*d[=o]r"[i^]ng).] [OE. aouren, anouren, adoren, OF.
     aorer, adorer, F. adorer, fr. L. adorare; ad + orare to
     speak, pray, os, oris, mouth. In OE. confused with honor, the
     French prefix a- being confused with OE. a, an, on. See
     1. To worship with profound reverence; to pay divine honors
        to; to honor as a deity or as divine.
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              Bishops and priests, . . . bearing the host, which
              he [James II.] publicly adored.       --Smollett.
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     2. To love in the highest degree; to regard with the utmost
        esteem and affection; to idolize.
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              The great mass of the population abhorred Popery and
              adored Monmouth.                      --Macaulay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: love intensely; "he just adored his wife"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "adore":
     accord respect to, admire, adulate, affection, apotheosize,
     appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, cherish, coddle, dearly love,
     defer to, deify, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour,
     do homage to, do service, dote, dote on, eat up, enjoy,
     entertain respect for, esteem, exalt, extol, fancy, favor,
     feast on, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, hallow,
     hero-worship, hold dear, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, honor,
     idolize, indulge, indulge in, laud, like, look up to, love,
     love to distraction, luxuriate in, pamper, pay homage to, praise,
     prize, regard, rejoice in, relish, respect, revel in, revere,
     reverence, riot in, savor, smack the lips, spoil, swim in,
     take pleasure in, think highly of, think much of, think well of,
     treasure, value, venerate, wallow in, worship

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     to worship; to express reverence and homage. The forms of
     adoration among the Jews were putting off the shoes (Ex. 3:5;
     Josh. 5:15), and prostration (Gen. 17:3; Ps. 95:6; Isa. 44:15,
     17, 19; 46:6). To "kiss the Son" in Ps. 2:12 is to adore and
     worship him. (See Dan. 3:5, 6.) The word itself does not occur
     in Scripture.

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  ADORE, v.t.  To venerate expectantly.

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