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revere
used in Gone with the Wind

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
  • ...it needed all the reverence the General had earned to save his popularity.
    2.14 (17% in)
reverence = deep respect and admiration
  • Then smitten with sudden fright at her irreverence she began hastily to cross herself by way of apology but caught herself in time.
    2.9 (38% in)
  • Accept, dear Madam, this token of my reverence for your courage and do not think that your sacrifice has been in vain, for this ring has been redeemed at ten times its value.
    2.10 (20% in)
  • Betrayed, too, by words and catch phrases, prejudices and hatreds coming from the mouths of those highly placed, those men whom we respected and revered—'King Cotton, Slavery, States' Rights, Damn Yankees.'
    2.11 (31% in)
  • But there were a few irreverent snickers from convalescent officers when Rhett spoke of bravery.
    2.12 (78% in)
  • And so I've lived and I've had a good time...... When I think of my brother, living among the sacred cows of Charleston, and most reverent toward them, and remember his stodgy wife and his Saint Cecilia Balls and his everlasting rice fields—then I know the compensation for breaking with the system.
    2.13 (33% in)
  • Once the old doctor had been wont to thank God reverently for each child he brought into the world.
    4.37 (99% in)
  • Pork gazed at it reverently and slowly delight spread over his face.
    4.41 (4% in)
  • Reverence for the Confederacy, honor to the veterans, loyalty to old forms, pride in poverty, open hands to friends and undying hatred to Yankees.
    4.47 (75% in)
  • This was a more sober heartfelt joy, a deep-souled feeling of thanksgiving, and the churches were filled as ministers reverently thanked God for the deliverance of the state.
    5.58 (78% in)

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