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Daemon
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reverential

(adjective) Feeling or manifesting veneration.

Synonyms: venerating, respectful

Usage: A pilgrimage is a reverential act, performed by reverent people.
lazarius
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Daemon wrote:

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And as for going as cook, — though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board — yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; — though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.

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Moby Dick, by Herman Melville

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thar
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revere comes from fear, in the same way that one holds a god or power in awe, one reveres them.



Latin
Verb
vereor (present infinitive verērī, perfect active veritus sum); second conjugation, deponent

I have respect for, revere, stand in awe.
I am afraid, fear; dread.
Synonyms: timeō, metuō

Latin
From re- +‎ vereor (“revere; fear”).

Verb
revereor (present infinitive reverērī, perfect active reveritus sum); second conjugation, deponent

I stand in awe (of), regard, respect, honor, reverence, revere.
Synonym: vereor
I stand in fear (of); I am afraid, fear.

revere, reverence, reverential
Reverend (Borrowed from Middle French révérend, from Old French, from Latin future passive participle reverendus (“that is to be respected”), from deponent verb revereor (“I honor, revere”).)



Emel Rapchan
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