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The coach, a guest, venerates the stranger, who’s presumably a member, saying how he’d like to teach Howard golfers as much about the game that the older man has already forgotten.

Newly discovered remnants of a nearby stone circle seem to confirm the theory that a stone shrine was dismantled and somehow dragged to the Stonehenge site — there to be venerated anew.

Philadelphia is home to some of the most venerated medical institutions in the country.

The reason the “who deserves the credit for Citizen Kane” controversy still has legs is that the film is still venerated as one of the greatest films of all time, and plenty of writers have tackled the question of its authorship.

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He is much more interesting as a political curmudgeon than as a venerated figure absorbing flowery testimonials.

Confucius rarely openly rebuked any one, especially a prince, whom it was his duty to venerate for his office.

He has a perfect right to venerate Mr. Tindall, and if he is a little fashionable, what of that?

Those who do not venerate their poets, and have respect to the early history of their country, are a dull, besotted people.

The one who is first in music, who succeeds the best on the violin or piano, is like a king to them; they love, they venerate him.

This is a world worth abiding in while one man can thus venerate and love another.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to venerate, such as: cherish, esteem, exalt, hallow, idolize, and admire.

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