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venerable
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition
respected (worthy of respect) — typically because of age or position
  • Venerable he seemed as a king crowned with many winters, and yet hale as a tried warrior in the fulness of his strength.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (44% in)
  • He was interested, however, to hear that Dain was still King under the Mountain, and was now old (having passed his two hundred and fiftieth year), venerable, and fabulously rich.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (57% in)

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