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revere
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • His function is to act as a focusing point for love, fear, and reverence, emotions which are more easily felt towards an individual than towards an organization.
    p. 208.5
reverence = feelings of deep respect and admiration
  • Winston watched it with a sort of vague reverence.
    p. 124.2
  • The mystical reverence that he felt for her was somehow mixed up with the aspect of the pale, cloudless sky, stretching away behind the chimney-pots into interminable distance.
    p. 220.2
  • The peculiar reverence for O'Brien, which nothing seemed able to destroy, flooded Winston's heart again.
    p. 273.8

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