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ad·mire / ədˈmī(ə)r/ • v. [tr.] regard (an object, quality, or person) with respect or warm approval: | I admire your courage. ∎  look at with pleasure: we were just admiring your garden. DERIVATIVES: ad·mir·ing·ly adv.

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admire †wonder (at); regard with pleased surprise. XVI (late). — F. admirer (OF. amirer) or L. admīrārī, f. AD- + mīrārī wonder (see MIRACLE).
So admirable, admiration XV.

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