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Enter the sacred edifice slowly, reverentially, and take your seat quietly.
"You're goin' to be diff'rent from the rest, the way you read books and newspapers," she remarked half-reverentially.
She wrote the heading carefully, reverentially, painting over the Roman numbers with loving pen.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
I reverentially look up to the opinion of the people, and with an awe that is almost superstitious.
When my friend brings back the volume I shall read it reverentially, and most probably with a sense of being usefully admonished.
The bell of the little village church tolled sadly and reverentially, as the funeral train wound through the shaded lane.
Children carried them with sober faces, almost reverentially, and without touching them, as if they understood.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
The Ceris superstitiously celebrate the new moon, and bow reverentially to the rising and setting sun.
He kissed her, not passionately, but gravely, almost reverentially; and she was happier at the thought that he had done it so.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
He met his survey with unaffected pleasure, took the hand extended in greeting, and kissed it reverentially.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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