[ rev-uh-ren-shuhl ]
/ ˌrɛv əˈrɛn ʃəl /
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OTHER WORDS FROM reverential
rev·er·en·ti·al·i·ty [rev-uh-ren-shee-al-i-tee], /ˌrɛv əˌrɛn ʃiˈæl ɪ ti/, rev·er·en·tial·ness, nounrev·er·en·tial·ly, adverbnon·rev·er·en·tial, adjectivenon·rev·er·en·tial·ly, adverb
un·rev·er·en·tial, adjectiveun·rev·er·en·tial·ly, adverb
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How to use reverential in a sentence
Enter the sacred edifice slowly, reverentially, and take your seat quietly.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
"You're goin' to be diff'rent from the rest, the way you read books and newspapers," she remarked half-reverentially.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
She wrote the heading carefully, reverentially, painting over the Roman numbers with loving pen.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
I reverentially look up to the opinion of the people, and with an awe that is almost superstitious.Thoughts on the Present Discontents|Edmund Burke
When my friend brings back the volume I shall read it reverentially, and most probably with a sense of being usefully admonished.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for reverential
/ (ˌrɛvəˈrɛnʃəl) /
resulting from or showing reverencea pilgrimage is a reverential act, performed by reverent people
Derived forms of reverentialreverentially, adverb
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