toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

revere
used in Of Human Bondage

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • The falls of Schaffhausen made him 'offer reverent thanks to the all-powerful Creator of the universe, whose works were wondrous and beautiful,'
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (61% in)
reverent = with wonder and awe
  • Reverence for what somebody said is a stultifying quality: there's a damned sight too much reverence in the world.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (45% in)
  • Reverence for what somebody said is a stultifying quality: there's a damned sight too much reverence in the world.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (45% in)
  • Philip felt that the inhabitants of that city would have seen the apparition without astonishment, reverent and thankful, and have gone their ways.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "revere" in Of Human Bondage.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®