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admiring

[ad-mahyuh r-ing] /ædˈmaɪər ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
displaying or feeling admiration:
admiring looks.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; admire + -ing2
Related forms
admiringly, adverb
half-admiring, adjective
half-admiringly, adverb
self-admiring, adjective
unadmiring, adjective
unadmiringly, adverb
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