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Though predictably reverential, the exhibits were also thoughtful and provocative.

Whether its talking monkeys or reverential passages on Charlie Parker or Beatles albums, “First Person Singular” doesn’t break much new ground, but it will remind readers why Murakami’s work is singular.

Shelves have been filled with bestselling reverential SEAL, Delta Force, and sniper tales sold as memoirs.

I heard it in the reverential way they said his name, Madiba.

This volume is informative and well illustrated, and properly reverential with an introduction by Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson.

And given the reverential traditions and perceived rarity surrounding the Quran, the action would be seen as sincere.

His turtlenecked product launches are like tent revivals, only more hushed and reverential.

His demeanor toward the elder lawyer is deeply respectful, almost reverential.

It was human and worldly, not lofty nor even reverential, except among the few who had deep religious wants.

You may know it by all these signs of mahogany furniture, and leather upholstery, and waiters of reverential deportment.

Directly after entrance reverential genuflections and holy-water dipping are indulged in.

The actor who played Routledge tried to drop his head, according to instructions, but he looked uncomfortable, not reverential.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reverential, such as: admiring, deferential, polite, solemn, worshipful, and appreciative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.