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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of venerate.


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  • Part of the reason that relics are so venerated is because of the belief in resurrection of the body -- a redemption of the physical world at the end of time.

    Incorruptible and Forever

  • Heinlein venerated the armed forces, most notoriously in his 1959 novel Starship Troopers, which celebrated an elite military order.

    » Heinlein within Reason heinleinblog

  • Thomas Simpson (a name venerated by every geometer) was one of the scientific men consulted by the committee appointed to decide upon the plans for Blackfriars Bridge, in 1759 and 1760.

    Notes and Queries, Number 09, December 29, 1849

  • So much is that great name venerated, so much is it loved, that it has been sought to discover those of your persecutors.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Their feast is kept on 9 Sept. There are five other martyrs of this name venerated in the Church.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Update: We just called venerated game center Taito Hey Akihabara, which has not raised its prices to ¥120 and up and is still charging standard play fees.


  • While some famous faces such as venerated actor Jose Carlos Ruiz and famed intellectual Carlos Monsivias still make it their business to regularly attend La Lagunilla and sate their appetite for collectibles, for many well-heeled Mexican collectors it's just too much of an inconvenience to travel in by Metro - or, perhaps, learn how to rollerskate - so numbers are down at the market, and more antiques are available, at cheaper prices.

    To market, to market: treasure hunting in Mexico City's flea markets

  • He even admitted unconsciously that if she had been an old woman he could not have 'venerated' her as he did, though veneration, as such, is the due of the old rather than of the young.

    Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)

  • Mr. Mackenzie suggests that the ornament was perhaps added "after the axe had obtained some kind of venerated or symbolical character."

    The Clyde Mystery a Study in Forgeries and Folklore

  • She not merely recoiled from such as venerated the more primitive modes of church-government rather than those of later expediency, and preferred far inferior extempore prayers to the best possible prayers in print, going therefore to some chapel instead of the church, but she looked down upon them as from a superior social standing -- that is, with the judgment of this world, and not that of Christ the carpenter's son.

    Weighed and Wanting


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