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reverent

rev·er·ent

reverent

 
 
pronunciation:
re v rnt [or] rev rnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by, showing, or feeling great respect and awe mingled with love.
Our classics professor tried to instill in us his own reverent attitude toward Greek culture.
antonyms:
blasphemous, irreverent, profane
similar words:
devout
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derivation: reverently (adv.)