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revere
used in David Copperfield

8 uses
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Definition regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • Everything seemed, to my imagination, to be hushed in reverence for him, as he resumed his solitary journey through the snow.
    Chapters 40-42 (19% in)
reverence = feelings of deep respect and admiration
  • He is not my private friend and public patron, as Steerforth was, but I hold him in a reverential respect.
    Chapters 16-18 (85% in)
  • The reverence that I had for his grey head, was mingled with commiseration for his faith in those who were treacherous to him, and with resentment against those who injured him.
    Chapters 19-21 (21% in)
  • Mr. Peggotty touched me, and whispered with much awe and reverence.
    Chapters 28-30 (99% in)
  • I observed, however, that Mr. Spenlow's proctorial gown and stiff cravat took Peggotty down a little, and inspired her with a greater reverence for the man who was gradually becoming more and more etherealized in my eyes every day, and about whom a reflected radiance seemed to me to beam when he sat erect in Court among his papers, like a little lighthouse in a sea of stationery.
    Chapters 31-33 (65% in)
  • The venerable cathedral towers, and the old jackdaws and rooks whose airy voices made them more retired than perfect silence would have done; the battered gateways, one stuck full with statues, long thrown down, and crumbled away, like the reverential pilgrims who had gazed upon them; the still nooks, where the ivied growth of centuries crept over gabled ends and ruined walls; the ancient houses, the pastoral landscape of field, orchard, and garden; everywhere — on everything — I felt...
    Chapters 37-39 (62% in)
  • I had often admired, as I have elsewhere described, his benignant manner towards his youthful wife; but the respectful tenderness he manifested in every reference to her on this occasion, and the almost reverential manner in which he put away from him the lightest doubt of her integrity, exalted him, in my eyes, beyond description.
    Chapters 40-42 (83% in)
  • I do not hope that any love and duty I may render in return, will ever make me worthy of your priceless confidence; but with all this knowledge fresh upon me, I can lift my eyes to this dear face, revered as a father's, loved as a husband's, sacred to me in my childhood as a friend's, and solemnly declare that in my lightest thought I have never wronged you; never wavered in the love and the fidelity I owe you!'
    Chapters 43-45 (97% in)

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