reverent


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Synonyms for reverent

Synonyms for reverent

feeling or showing reverence

Synonyms for reverent

feeling or showing profound respect or veneration

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showing great reverence for god

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They never got over it, and every letter they wrote him reflected their reverent awe of that first mysterious happening.
But the doctor was much the more respectable-looking man of the two; his baldness was more intellectual and benevolent; there was a delicacy and propriety in the pulpiness of his fat white chin, a bland bagginess in his unwhiskered cheeks, a reverent roughness about his eyebrows and a fullness in his lower eyelids, which raised him far higher, physiognomically speaking, in the social scale, than my old prison acquaintance.
This more reverent title had previously been forced upon him by
Or should she, confident, As sitting queen adored on Beauty's throne, Descend with all her winning charms begirt To enamour, as the zone of Venus once Wrought that effect on Jove (so fables tell), How would one look from his majestic brow, Seated as on the top of Virtue's hill, Discountenance her despised, and put to rout All her array, her female pride deject, Or turn to reverent awe
From this point on all the jesting ceases, and in its rough way the play is reverent and loving.
Captain Jim had been handling the book in a kind of reverent rapture.
To assume the right to new values--that is the most formidable assumption for a load-bearing and reverent spirit.
A reverent and loving testimony of faith, especially recommended for children's libraries in churches.
The gift of fear is, at least initially, a reverent fear of the divine justice.
A deeply reverent and meaningful guide to the higher dimensions of a widely beloved craft and hobby.
Even if Isaiah is the most reverent, pious priest who ever lived, we know the struggles of the office.
Armistice Day has been a tradition in Britain since King George V issued a proclamation in 1919 that "all locomotion should cease, so that, in perfect stillness, the thoughts of everyone may be concentrated on reverent remembrance of the glorious dead".
Nine candles flickering proclaim the daring, reverent, charming
But the finished product leaves us wishing that, perhaps, Murphy had been a little less reverent.
The less reverent among you may have participated in bull*** bingo, where you pick a list of meaningless corporate phrases and tick each one off as you hear them during the course of a meeting or presentation.