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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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revere
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • He stood now gazing with great reverence at the famous detective.
  • At the present instant one of the most revered names in England is being besmirched by a blackmailer, and only I can stop a disastrous scandal.
  • We all three shook hands, and I saw at once from the reverential way in which Lestrade gazed at my companion that he had learned a good deal since the days when they had first worked together.

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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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