"worshipping" in the verb sense
1. idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere
love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess venerate as an idol
"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
show devotion to (a deity
"Many Hindus worship Shiva"
attend religious services
"They worship in the traditional manner"
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