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Word: reverent

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


Sentences Containing 'reverent'

In his 1960 "History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida", Marion Elias Lazenby remembered Sledd as "one of the Church's most scholarly and reverent teachers."
Joe Bosso of MusicRadar was also impressed by the video and commented, "the beautifully shot clip is a reverent nod to directors Akira Kurosawa and Walter Hill.
Regardless of the location and Funeral Liturgy, or lack thereof, the Church still specifies requirements for the reverent disposition of ashes, normally that the ashes are to be buried or entombed in an appropriate container, such as an urn (rather than scattered or preserved in the family home).
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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