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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreverentialrev‧e‧ren‧tial /ˌrevəˈrenʃəl◂/ adjective formal  ADMIREshowing a lot of respect and admiration He spoke in reverential tones.reverentially adverb
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reverentialOlder respondents tend to state their replies in honorifics; younger ones are less reverential.Voices were hushed, reverential, as though the gathering were inside a cathedral, only their multiplicity giving them an overall loudness.The reverential hush is thus not only demanded, but enforced.Caves, valleys, mountains, rivers - all were invested with a profound reverential significance.A moment of reverential silence, please.Stewart was honored with reverential speeches and affectionate anecdotes.Then, with deep, reverential tones he began to talk about the value of our eight Chippendale chairs.
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