venerable

[ ven-er-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF venerable

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VENERABLE

The venerable Persian gazed at her for an instant, and then clasped her to his bosom.

It is a venerable chestnut, and known as "the father of the forest."

It was sacrilege to think of changing such old, venerable things.

Venerable's not a nice word to use about anything except a cathedral.

How have some of these venerable women gone about doing good!

How happy should I be to pass a winter evening under their venerable roof!

For an instant the venerable name of religion awed her into mute submission.

"Oh, pardon me, sage and venerable Madoc," replied the shepherd.

Bravely defy all that is most venerable, and all that is most unchangeable.

Where are the poets who should have greeted the venerable and illustrious voyager?

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