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- adv. in a reverent manner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a reverent manner; in respectful regard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a reverent manner; with reverence; with awe and deep respect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with reverence; in a reverent manner
THE FUTURE EMPEROR shall bear five black moles under each foot, the monk Atami read reverently from the sacred ancient scriptures.
They remain reverently silent while he undoes the clasps on his legs.
In the new Internet boardrooms, this Web site loyalty is referred to reverently as eyeball hang time.
He knew this was giving too much, but to have the projectile built, to sail away, to make all those grand new discoveries, to write books, and have future generations pronounce his name reverently along with Kepler and Newton!
The chaplain reverently lifted them and laid them at his feet.
The Captain reverently bent over Daisy's little hand, and followed her.
In the word reverently is implied the honour due to the Gospel, as also in the place wherein it is said: "Let them hear the words thereof with attention and adore with faith," that is, "Let them show reverence by the posture of the body"; this doth consist -- first in the bending, secondly in the lowering of the hood as is customary, thirdly in bowing at the Names of Jesus and Mary; for those devoted to God have this custom.
The century and a half Muslim fundamentalist called reverently the Old One continues his campaign to become the Messiah of the worldwide Caliphate.
Marco held his breath, and with all the concentration he could command, placed the century-old hand-and-a-half sword reverently in the cradle of the special rack he'd asked Milord Petro to have made.
He lifted the sword reverently, slid it back into its sheath.
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