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Aunt Ri gazed at her with a sentiment as near to veneration as her dry, humorous, practical nature was capable of feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The natural reverence for their remains soon passed into a superstitious veneration and belief in their miraculous efficacy.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
His writings are held in the same veneration that Christians attach to their own sacred literature.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The fact was that the Mother of God was the sole being the mind was brought to esteem with feelings of veneration.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
That Camoens is a fitting object for a nation's veneration cannot for a moment be doubted.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
This Barthelmy derived a large revenue from his relic by exhibiting it for money to the veneration of the Crusaders.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
For these reasons, men at all times have had a sort of veneration for this first of animals.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They do not ornament the dead with gold, nor apply fire to them, on account of its being an object of veneration.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
As this example shows well the Buddhist veneration for memorials of the dead, I will not quote more.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
I look with veneration upon those of our sisterhood who have grown old in the classroom.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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WORDS RELATED TO VENERATION

  • admiration
  • adoration
  • apotheosis
  • approbation
  • approval
  • awe
  • bow
  • deference
  • deification
  • devotion
  • devoutness
  • esteem
  • fealty
  • fear
  • genuflection
  • high esteem
  • homage
  • honor
  • love
  • loyalty
  • obeisance
  • obsequiousness
  • piety
  • praise
  • prostration
  • religiousness
  • respect
  • veneration
  • worship
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