Definition of 'adulation'
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He was arrested but all formal charges were dropped in the light of the public adulation for him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And she received almost universal adulation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But why does it think its own people deserve only adulation, not scrutiny? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not for them the riches, glamour and adulation enjoyed by our pampered soccer stars. The Sun (2008)Yet when she sought public adulation as a compensation, he felt wounded and bitter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The soldiers know that they won't go home to public adulation or a victory parade. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not for the first time, he was calmed and inspired by public adulation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At the end, he applauded each stand and received rapturous adulation back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Money, fame and adulation are the rewards that the public can confer on a successful celebrity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For some, they are a subject for uncritical adulation. Celtic Mythology (1987)That is what happens when you turn young men into millionaires in a city where they receive so much adulation just for being footballers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What did I do to deserve this adulation? The Sun (2010)But we also imagine what it would be like to have all that money and adulation, and how much happier it would make us. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)He has deserved neither the adulation nor the contempt, but that's media hype for you. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He enjoys adulation, and that's great. The Sun (2009)Go on, enjoy the adulation for a second or two because it won't last much longer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)True, he enjoys the adulation of the fans and the kudos of playing for one of the world's biggest clubs. The Sun (2009)
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