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revere
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6 uses
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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • ...supposing that the laughter of the spectators had been provoked by some irreverent reply from the accused,
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (72% in)
irreverent = disrespectful

(Editor's note:  The prefix "ir-" in irreverent means not and reverses the meaning of reverent. This prefix is sometimes used before words beginning with "R" as seen in words like irrational, irregular, and irresistible.)        
  • The music of high and low instruments immediately became audible from the interior of the stage; the tapestry was raised; four personages, in motley attire and painted faces, emerged from it, climbed the steep ladder of the theatre, and, arrived upon the upper platform, arranged themselves in a line before the public, whom they saluted with profound reverences; then the symphony ceased.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (50% in)
  • The four personages, after having reaped a rich reward of applause for their reverences, began, in the midst of profound silence, a prologue, which we gladly spare the reader.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (51% in)
  • "Your reverence," replied Tourangeau, "I am ill, very ill.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (36% in)
  • "Since we are talking about errors," said the king's procurator, "I have just been studying the figures on the portal below before ascending hither; is your reverence quite sure that the opening of the work of physics is there portrayed on the side towards the Hôtel-Dieu, and that among the seven nude figures which stand at the feet of Notre-Dame, that which has wings on his heels is Mercurius?"
    2.7.5 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 5 — The Two Men Clothed in Black (38% in)
  • At the moment when we arrived on the Parvis, through the enraged outcasts, did your reverence observe that poor little devil whose skull your deaf man was just cracking on the railing of the gallery of the kings?
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (17% in)

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