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reverence

rev·er·ence

reverence

pronunciation:
re v rns
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an attitude or feeling of profound respect and awe mingled with love; veneration.
synonyms:
adoration, fear, veneration, worship
antonyms:
blasphemy, impiety, scorn
similar words:
awe
definition 2: an action or gesture performed to show respect and honor.
synonyms:
homage, praise, tribute, veneration, worship
antonyms:
impiety
definition 3: (cap.) a title of respect for some members of the Christian clergy (usu. prec. by your or his).
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reverenced, reverences, reverencing
definition: to regard with profound respect and awe mingled with love; venerate.
synonyms:
esteem, honor, revere, venerate
antonyms:
scorn
similar words:
idolize, respect, worship
derivation: reverencer (n.)
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