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venerate

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Definition regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Most contemporary Hindus do not actually worship the cow; though many venerate her.
venerate = regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Many venerate Mother Teresa because of her life of service and sacrifice.
  • venerate = highly respect
  • Many Americans venerate the courage shown by the Founding Fathers.
  • But it is a pleasure to me to admire him at a distance—and to think of his infinite superiority to all the rest of the world, with the gratitude, wonder, and veneration,
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Rob wanted to make a public statement to defend himself, but he realized that going up against such a venerated figure in the media was a no-win situation.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • venerated = respected and revered
  • Professor Emerson Sillerton was a thorn in the side of Newport society; and a thorn that could not be plucked out, for it grew on a ... venerated family tree.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • he leaned on her young trust and veneration, he liked to draw forth her fresh interest in listening, as a means of encouragement to himself
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Uncle Pio had long since communicated to Camila his veneration for great poets and Camila never questioned the view that they were a little above the kings and not below the saints.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • But they love and venerate the great white chief.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • venerate = regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • so many other people treated Major - de Coverley with such profound and fearful veneration that Colonel Cathcart had a hunch they might know something.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • he had a profound veneration for my abilities
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • ...master stonemasons, erecting Templar churches all over Europe, but Rosslyn was considered their most sublime labor of love and veneration.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • veneration = respect
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I deeply venerated my cousin's talent and principle.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • I remember vividly another evening, when something led us to talk of Dante's veneration for Virgil.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Although Moody's countrymen officially hate Americans, they venerate the American educational system.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • venerate = respect and admire
  • "My mother," said St. Clare, getting up and walking to a picture at the end of the room, and gazing upward with a face fervent with veneration, "she was divine!"
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Cockily, he walked close before he recognized Tom; and when he did, his boasting face changed, and admiration and veneration shone in his eyes, and his swagger fell away.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • He is my husband's best and dearest friend, he is our children's darling, he is the object of our deepest love and veneration.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Eagerly I followed the god of my youth, the object, all my life long, of love and veneration.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
veneration = respect and reverence
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)

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