Feeling or showing deep and solemn respect: a reverent silence
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- Everyone was treated by Sr. Monica as another Christ and dealt with in a reverent, respectful way.
- In his past work, David Lynch has often presented seniors as if they were circus freaks, but here his approach is reverent and respectful.
- I was not very reverent or respecting of myself in the early days.
respectful, reverential, admiring, devoted, devout, dutiful, awed, deferential
Late Middle English: from Latin reverent- 'revering', from the verb revereri (see revere).
Words that rhyme with reverentirreverent
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