- revere, paul,
- reverend mother,
Origin of reverential
Examples from the Web for reverential
I heard it in the reverential way they said his name, Madiba.
And given the reverential traditions and perceived rarity surrounding the Quran, the action would be seen as sincere.The U.S. Military Should Hand Out Qurans in Afghanistan as a Good-Will Gesture|Richard Miniter|March 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His turtlenecked product launches are like tent revivals, only more hushed and reverential.
Brightly stood in a reverential attitude, held the gate open, and touched his cap as the great man rolled by.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
I was not reverential enough, and made too little of the mercies of God.The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus|Teresa of Avila
Then, laying it down on the table with a reverential slowness, went to Euphra, put his arms round her and kissed her.David Elginbrod|George MacDonald
Nobody minded her much but Mary, who was motherly, kind, and reverential always to the inane beauty.Agatha's Husband|Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
The reverential attachment of Russians to their monarch is exhibited in the very titles chosen by several dramatic poets.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations|Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson