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revere
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • His function is to act as a focusing point for love, fear, and reverence, emotions which are more easily felt towards an individual than towards an organization.
  • Winston watched it with a sort of vague reverence.
  • The peculiar reverence for O’Brien, which nothing seemed able to destroy, flooded Winston’s heart again.
  • The mystical reverence that he felt for her was somehow mixed up with the aspect of the pale, cloudless sky, stretching away behind the chimney-pots into interminable distance.

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  • Many fans revere Michael Jordan as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
  • Richard Nixon did much to erode reverence for the presidency.

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