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used in Leaves of Grass

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regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • why should I venerate and be ceremonious?
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (31% in)
venerate = respectful and reverent
  • ...extravagant, yearning, questioning artist's face, The ugly face of some beautiful soul, the handsome detested or despised face, The sacred faces of infants, the illuminated face of the mother of many children, The face of an amour, the face of veneration, The face as of a dream, the face of an immobile rock, The face withdrawn of its good and bad, a castrated face, A wild hawk, his wings clipp'd by the clipper, A stallion that yielded at last to the thongs and knife of the gelder.
    Book 32 — FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT (7% in)

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