Origin of reverent
Examples from the Web for reverently
There is a sign urging quiet, so you approach slowly and reverently, as you might an important tomb.
Already her army of disciples speak of her reverently as "Our Mother."Christian Science|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Firstly, he picked up the charred fragment of the letter, and smoothed it out carefully and reverently as he would a relic.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
An elderly man approached the steps, and reverently uncovering his gray locks, essayed to explain the matter.The White Old Maid (From "Twice Told Tales")|Nathaniel Hawthorne