Very much liking to make a fuss near the arena (7)
I believe the answer is:
'very much liking' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both to do with human feelings as well as being present participle verbs.
Maybe they are linked in a way I don't understand?
'a fuss near the arena' is the wordplay.
'a fuss' becomes 'ado' ('ado' can be a synonym of 'fuss').
'near the' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'arena' becomes 'ring' (I've seen this in other clues).
'to make' is the link.
Can you help me to learn more?
(Other definitions for adoring that I've seen before include "Worshipping the loved one" , "Showing great affection" , "Worshipful" , "Giving great love" , "Really getting into" .)