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i·dol

idol

 
 
pronunciation:
aI dl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a statue or image of a god that is used as an object of worship.
Only a priest was permitted to touch the idol.
synonyms:
icon
similar words:
relic, statue
definition 2: one who is loved and respected to a great degree; hero.
These ball players are idols to some of my friends.
synonyms:
icon
similar words:
celebrity, darling, favorite, hero, heroine, ideal, lion, pet
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