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synonyms for reverencing

  • admire
  • adore
  • apotheosize
  • appreciate
  • be in awe of
  • cherish
  • defer to
  • deify
  • enjoy
  • esteem
  • exalt
  • hold in awe
  • honor
  • look up to
  • love
  • magnify
  • pay homage
  • prize
  • put on pedestal
  • regard
  • respect
  • think highly of
  • treasure
  • value
  • venerate
  • worship

antonyms for reverencing

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  • despise
  • disregard
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How to use reverencing in a sentence

I speak always according to worldly notions, always reverencing those incomprehensible ways which are not our ways.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He answered quite steadily, though in a low tone, as if reverencing the presence of the dead.
GUY LIVINGSTONE;GEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Thus he spoke; but brave Diomede answered nothing, reverencing the rebuke of the venerable king.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER (1873)HOMER
Thus he spake; and they, reverencing the exhortation of their king, pressed on with more alacrity round their counsel-giving king.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER (1873)HOMER
Why not rather condemn impulse and exalt habits of reverencing order and fixed truth?
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
As Hertha moved toward them she saw the life that glowed before her, a life filled with affectionate, reverencing love.
THE SHADOWMARY WHITE OVINGTON
Because we kept him and his wife and child from harm when we sacked the city, reverencing the god, therefore did he give it me.
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)VARIOUS
He was obedient because he believed his father to be wise and good, reverencing the old man with simple, unquestioning veneration.
THE DOCTOR'S WIFEM. E. BRADDON
On such ground we tread lightly, reverencing the great and mighty dead.
FAIR ITALY, THE RIVIERA AND MONTE CARLOW. COPE DEVEREUX
"I can believe that," said Staniford, devoutly, and patiently reverencing the delay of her scruples.
THE LADY OF THE AROOSTOOKWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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