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adulation

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1 excessive admiration of or devotion to a person
  • the pathetic adulation of the leader of the cult by her misguided followers

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2 excessive praise
  • more objective critics have observed that the artist never deserved the adulation heaped upon her mediocre paintings

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“Adulation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adulation. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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