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Admire, 1) to regard with wonder and delight; absol.: Sonn. 59, 14. Wint. V, 3, 41. H4A III, 2, 80. H5 I, 1, 39. Cor. I, 9, 5. With an accus.: Lucr. 392. Lucr. 392 Sonn. 84, 12. 123, 5. Pilgr. 66. Gent. IV, 2, 43. LLL I, 1, 141. IV, 2, 118. Mids. I, 1, 231. As III, 2, 412. Shr. I, 1, 29. Wint. IV, 4, 625. H4B I, 3, 105. H5 III, 6, 132. H6A II, 2, 39. H6B III, 1, 12. H6C I, 4, 130. Rom. I, 2, 89. Tim. V, 1, 54. Ant. I, 1, 51. III, 7, 24. Cymb. I, 1, 32. Per. V Prol. Per. V Prol.
2) to wonder, to be surprised: “wonder not, nor a. not in thy mind,” Tw. III, 4, 165 (letter of Sir Andrew). With at: “these lords at this encounter do so much a.” Tp. V, 154.
Partic. --d adjectively: 1) admirable: “--d Miranda!” Tp. III, 1, 37. “--d Octavia,” Ant. II, 2, 121. 2) to be wondered at, strange: “with most --d disorder,” Mcb. III, 4, 110.
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