Part of speech: verb

To revere.

Part of speech: noun

A feeling of profound respect; veneration.

Part of speech: noun

An act of respect; obeisance.

Part of speech: noun

A reverend person.

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Usage examples "reverence":

  1. The letter of the Constitution, as Mr. Lincoln clearly saw, had ceased to be regarded, at least by the great bulk of the people, with superstitious reverence. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
  2. Couldn't your Reverence do it for us? - "An Isle in the Water", Katharine Tynan.
  3. The tears started in my eyes to look at it, and I crossed myself in reverence. - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.