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revere
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Jane Eyre
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  • ...and reverently lifting his hat from his brow, and bending his sightless eyes to the earth, he stood in mute devotion.
  • I have talked, face to face, with what I reverence, with what I delight in, — with an original, a vigorous, an expanded mind.
  • I liked to read what they liked to read: what they enjoyed, delighted me; what they approved, I reverenced.
  • You are not to suppose, reader, that Adele has all this time been sitting motionless on the stool at my feet: no; when the ladies entered, she rose, advanced to meet them, made a stately reverence, and said with gravity — "Bon jour, mesdames."
  • I had a theoretical reverence and homage for beauty, elegance, gallantry, fascination; but had I met those qualities incarnate in masculine shape, I should have known instinctively that they neither had nor could have sympathy with anything in me, and should have shunned them as one would fire, lightning, or anything else that is bright but antipathetic.

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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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