reverend

Part of speech: adjective

Worthy of reverence.

Part of speech: adjective

Being a clergyman.

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Usage examples "reverend":

  1. Looks of amazement, beyond description, passed between the reverend gentlemen. - "The Rector of St. Mark's", Mary J. Holmes.
  2. Well, replied the Reverend Brown apologetically, not to put too fine a point on it, I think he is laughing at you. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.
  3. At length, the first boy took upon himself to ask the Reverend whether our old friend Jane was really gone? - "Some-Christmas-Stories", Dickens, Charles.