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venerable
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Venerable he seemed as a king crowned with many winters, and yet hale as a tried warrior in the fulness of his strength.
  • He was interested, however, to hear that Dain was still King under the Mountain, and was now old (having passed his two hundred and fiftieth year), venerable, and fabulously rich.

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  • They looked to the venerable old woman for advice.
  • Many were surprised that a venerable institution like Bear Stearns could so rapidly go out of business.

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