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Example sentences for reverence

Far too many literary adaptations wear the fancy dress of high culture prestige or bind themselves into corsets of reverence.
There was no way, it seemed, that he could dim expectations or escape public reverence.
Though pigskin may not be kosher, reverence is certainly called for.
We treat data in the shortterm with reverence and in the longterm with skepticism.
Everyone to me should be treated with the same respect and reverence.
But some of us take this numinous reverence and express it through our metaphorical and poetic religious traditions.
But though he often vilified sharks, sometimes he wrote of them with reverence.
The nymphs bent low in homage, and all the bystanders paid reverence.
She made a deep reverence before them, a slighter but no less gracious one to the company, and withdrew.
Had he done so, one can only imagine the extent to which his extravagant reverence would have been drawn.
If our people had a reverence for the mountains that our forefathers had, they would not be raping that mountain.
His security chief is treated with near reverence by police in the courtroom.
One problem with such reverence is that different languages are set up differently.
In a world changing as fast as our own, courage will probably be more necessary than caution, reason more useful than reverence.
He is more business and reverence than poetry when he talks about his privileged job.
Air quality and energy efficiency have been outweighed by reverence for the car.
The placement of branches, styling, and the pot all convey deep symbolism and reverence for nature.
The outdoor setting and activities instill a reverence and awareness of the natural environment and reasons for protecting it.
Its power to stir emotions and a communicate such ideals as reverence, beauty, or patriotism more deeply than words is well-known.
Hawaiians have always held a reverence for the spoken and later the written word, which was believed to contain mana or power.

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