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revere
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • The people revered the statue of Bel and went every day to worship it, but Daniel worshiped the Lord our Savior.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (19% in)
revered = regarded with feelings of deep respect and admiration
  • Imagine that by some miracle of dread or reverence they lowered their spyglasses, turned, set their riggings, sailed on.
    Book 1 — Genesis (4% in)
  • Reverent and Misrus Underdown, who started the African children on going to church way back years ago.
    Book 1 — Genesis (19% in)
  • I was struck through with my own wayward brand of reverence: praise be the lord of all plagues and secret afflictions!
    Book 1 — Genesis (93% in)
  • Why, Daniel replied, 'I do not revere false idols but the living God, who is chief of all mankind.'
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (19% in)
  • Not the paws of a leopard walking upright, turned against men by irreverence.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (78% in)

There are no more uses of "revere" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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