reverentially


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rev·er·en·tial

 (rĕv′ə-rĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Expressing reverence; reverent.
2. Inspiring reverence.

rev′er·en′tial·ly adv.
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Adv.1.reverentially - with reverence; in a reverent manner; "he gazed reverently at the handiwork"
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reverentially

[ˌrɛvəˈrɛnʃəli] advrévérencieusement
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And as for going as cook, -- though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board --yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; --though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.
Peggotty, reverentially inclining his head, 'and we've done nowt but prosper.
He bore a salver in his hand, on which was a chased silver goblet, filled to the brim with wine, which he offered as reverentially as to a crowned queen, or rather with the awful devotion of a priest doing sacrifice to his idol.
With such anticipations, he stole reverentially to the door at which the physician stood, but paused upon the threshold, gazing fearfully into the gloom of the darkened chamber.
His eyes glistening with tears, he gazed reverentially at the venerable man, and said within himself that never was there an aspect so worthy of a prophet and a sage as that mild, sweet, thoughtful countenance, with the glory of white hair diffused about it.
To have approached Laure with any suit that was not reverentially tender would have been simply a contradiction of his whole feeling towards her.
After this greeting his guests bowed once more and were reverentially silent; the king on the right, however, answered him in their name.
Sedley, he would say, "This was not what you was accustomed to once, sir," and as gravely and reverentially drink the health of the ladies as he had done in the days of their utmost prosperity.
Bob's small nose seemed to be following the example of her eyes in turning up reverentially toward Maggie, but she was able now to smile and curtsey, and say, "I'd looked forrard like aenything to seein' you, Miss, for my husband's tongue's been runnin' on you, like as if he was light-headed, iver since first he come a-courtin' on me.
But perhaps she takes it all a little bit too seriously - or reverentially - layering on the sombre gloom as a brutal camp commander takes a sadistic interest in Zamperini.
Having equalled Bob Paisley's record of three European Cups, he spoke reverentially about the great man.
With the emergence of mainstream institutional cinema and feature-length sound films, artists have been treated far more reverentially in films that have reinforced prevailing myths of artistic genius.