Example sentences for: adulation

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

  • Connoisseurs of singing rarely hold moderate opinions, and there is hardly a singer who elicits more adulation and disapproval at the same time than mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli, who opens Oct. 16 in a new, made-to-order production of Rossini's La Cenerentola at the Metropolitan Opera.

  • All the incentives for antitrust enforcers--media adulation, professional recognition, and congressional budgetary rewards--push the government toward "bagging the biggest game."

  • And yet (no doubt largely because congressional Republicans were overplaying their hand), the public gave Clinton more support than had ever been enjoyed by Richard Nixon (personal best: 67 percent) or even Ronald Reagan (personal best: 68 percent--mass adulation of Ronald Reagan being a largely retrospective phenomenon).

  • The adulation that journalists showered on Castro and Marcos and Hafez al-Assad passed Pol Pot by.

  • My irritation with the adulation of Big Names does not arise from my lack of fame, or from my working at a small university (which gives me freedom from "publish or perish": I can write what and when I like, rather than having to "crank it out").


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