- reverend mother,
- reversal film,
- reversal plate,
- reversal process
Origin of reverie
Examples from the Web for reverie
When asked what dessert was like, Goldblum simply pauses, wide-eyed, in reverie.Jeff Goldblum Says Justin Bieber Should Play Him in ‘Jurassic Park’ Reboot|Melissa Leon|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Often the reverie rolled on deep into the night, an unflagging, unredundant product of the raconteurial mind.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now shaken from his reverie, stunned, Paterno walked over to the golf cart and crouched and shook the hand of the champ.
My reverie is quickly interrupted: As I stuff the python into the bag, it spews out a variety of secretions.
The president hung up, holding his cards, which snapped me out of a reverie that this was extreme multitasking even for him.
Hast thou not often been duped by that pale visionary simulacrum of thought which goes by the name of reverie?
Presently she was awakened from her reverie by the sound of footsteps.The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan
At length he sank unconsciously into a reverie, and began to ponder as to what sort of people wanted these productions?Taras Bulba and Other Tales|Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
His reverie absolutely raged; it was only disturbed by her repeated notice and his returned acknowledgments.The Young Duke|Benjamin Disraeli
His reverie was broken by William Fielding just ridden in from Farnborough.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
noun plural -eries
Word Origin for reverie
mid-14c., reuerye, "wild conduct, frolic," from Old French reverie, resverie "revelry, raving, delirium" (Modern French rêverie), from resver "to dream, wander, rave" (12c., Modern French rêver), of uncertain origin (also the root of rave). Meaning "daydream" is first attested 1650s, a reborrowing from French. As a type of musical composition, it is attested from 1880. Related: Reverist.