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revere
used in A Christmas Carol

3 uses
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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • Scrooge reverently did so.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (9% in)
reverently = with feelings of deep respect
  • Scrooge reverently disclaimed all intention to offend or any knowledge of having wilfully "bonneted" the Spirit at any period of his life.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (18% in)
  • But of the loved, revered, and honoured head, thou canst not turn one hair to thy dread purposes, or make one feature odious.
    4 — The Last of the Three Spirits (54% in)

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