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venerate
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War and Peace
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  • what feeling except veneration could such a man as my father evoke?
  • At the moment the door opened and the stranger came in, Pierre felt a sense of awe and veneration such as he had experienced in his boyhood at confession; he felt himself in the presence of one socially a complete stranger, yet nearer to him through the brotherhood of man.
  • In spite of this the old man inspired in all his visitors alike a feeling of respectful veneration—especially of an evening when he came in to tea in his old-fashioned coat and powdered wig and, aroused by anyone, told his abrupt stories of the past, or uttered yet more abrupt and scathing criticisms of the present.

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  • Most contemporary Hindus do not actually worship the cow; though many venerate her.
  • Many venerate Mother Teresa because of her life of service and sacrifice.

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