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Word: reverent

Definition: respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect


Sentences Containing 'reverent'

The uncompromising stiffness of Zeno or Chrysippus is softened and transformed by passing through a nature reverent and tolerant, gentle and free from guile; the grim resignation which made life possible to the Stoic sage becomes in him almost a mood of aspiration.

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