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reverently

[ rev-er-uhnt-lee, rev-ruhnt-lee ]
/ ˈrɛv ər ənt li, ˈrɛv rənt li /
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adverb
in a way that exhibits deep respect or veneration:When the Mass finally ended, the urn was reverently placed in the front seat of an old fire truck, which led the long funeral procession up the steep hillside to the cemetery.The nun spoke reverently about the need to respect the spiritual beliefs of Native peoples.
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OTHER WORDS FROM reverently

non·rev·er·ent·ly, adverbun·rev·er·ent·ly, adverb
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