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Synonyms for reverence

Noun

1. fear, reverence, awe, veneration, emotion
usage: a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
2. reverence, attitude, mental attitude
usage: a reverent mental attitude
3. reverence, action
usage: an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy)

Verb

1. reverence, fear, revere, venerate, respect, esteem, value, prize, prise
usage: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
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