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To respect someone or something, and to show respect

admire

verb

to have a feeling of great respect for someone or something

respect

verb

to feel admiration for someone because of their personal qualities, their achievements, or their status, and show this by treating them in a polite and kind way

look up to

to admire and respect someone

wonder

verb

to admire someone or something and feel surprised by how beautiful or unusual they are

revere

verb

to have a lot of respect and admiration for someone or something

bow down to

to show respect to someone who is more powerful than you

defer to

to accept someone’s opinion or decision, especially because you respect them

deify

verb

to treat someone as if you considered them to be a god

worship

verb

to love and admire someone or something very much

salute

verb

to honour or show respect for an important institution

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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