Example sentences for: admire

How can you use “admire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • chutzpa `nerve; unmitigated gall;' a quality we admire within ourselves, but never in others.

  • I admire Pynchon; I'm wowed by him at times; but the truth is I'm happy leaving him to the experts whose academic labs gave birth to him.

  • But you have to admire Merrill's resourcefulness: Any old Alley opportunist can write a novelty Italian song ("That's Amore") or a novelty mambo song ("Papa Loves Mambo"), but to write a novelty song about Italians doing the mambo--that takes guts:

  • Reading the letters of someone whose accomplishments you admire is voyeuristic in the best sense (as opposed to reading a stranger's mail, which is a peep-show).

  • "I always wanted you to admire my fasting," said the hunger artist.


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