The Perfect were adored, and the kiss of peace was passed round.
This deified monarch needed a new temple, and Versailles, where everything was his creation, both men and things, adored its maker.
Mithras was born of a rock, the marvel being seen only by certain shepherds, who brought gifts and adored him.
"Adored friend of my soul!" he wrote.
I have an adored, a priceless mother, and two or three friends--you among them--and as for the rest I only care about them in so far as they are harmful or useful.