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revere
used in Atlas Shrugged

10 uses
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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • No feudal lord ever felt or demanded such reverence for the title of his wife...
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (79% in)
reverence = deep respect and admiration
  • "Instinct," said Dr. Pritchett reverently.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (19% in)
  • From across the river, people looked at it with reverence and thought of it as a monument to a living man whose character had the nobility of the building's lines.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (42% in)
  • She stood looking at his room as if it were a museum where she must touch nothing and reverently memorize everything.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (24% in)
  • To the glory of mankind, there was, for the first and only time in history, a country of money-and I have no higher, more reverent tribute to pay to America, for this means: a country of reason, justice, freedom, production, achievement.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (82% in)
  • Her eyes lowered, her face stern, holding her head bowed as in an act of reverence, she said slowly, as if fulfilling a solemn promise, "Will you forgive me?"
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (25% in)
  • You'll have to excuse me a minute, Dr. Stadler," said Dr. Ferris hastily, tearing forward, like an over trained lackey at the sound of a bell, in the direction of what looked like a group of aging rowdies; he turned back long enough to add two words which he seemed reverently to consider as a full explanation: "The press!"
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (3% in)
  • She could not believe that these things were the culture she had so reverently looked up to and so eagerly waited to discover.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (26% in)
  • -he thought; he thought it almost without feeling, without right to feel, conscious of nothing but a solemnly reverent clarity.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (56% in)
  • Unless you learn the answers to these questions-and learn to stand at reverent attention when you face the achievements of man's mindyou will not stay much longer on this earth, which we love and will not permit you to damn.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (74% in)

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