Douglas Hay and Norma Landau's examination of the legal system of eighteenth-century England leads them neither to adulate nor castigate; rather they appear to chide.
Audiences identify with the vocalist or adulate the lead guitarist; they don't notice the bass guitarist.
People will adulate - and imitate - writers, philosophers, political theorists, and college professors without subjecting their behavior to any moral scrutiny whatsoever.
Louis's entry, then Conde's was a standard celebration of royal majesty, ‘an occasion to adulate the royal person
The Romans adulated and revered the god of conquest, Mars, son of Jupiter.
It is the antithesis of the still-prevailing Greek worldview which adulates logic and the laws of nature as absolute.
If the essays are not overly adulatory neither are they overly critical.
We all ‘know’ about the secret police knocking on the door at night, adulatory TV programs exalting the president-for-life, the pervasive corruption, queues and shortages, or the silly propaganda.
They are the strengths that motivated her to comment, when faced with the adulatory tributes, that ‘well, they don't tend to invite people who don't like you to these things’.
The tone here is adulatory and uncritical but the photographs alone will delight those who worship at Gandhi's shrine.