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hero worship

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhero worshipˈhero ˌworship noun [uncountable]  ADMIREgreat admiration for someone who is thought to be very brave, good, skilful etc – often used to show disapprovalidolatryhero-worship verb [transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
hero worshipAnd it wasn't all hero worship.He had a tendency toward hero worship and often gushed embarrassingly in correspondence with his heroes.
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