reverentially

All Adverb
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  • We walk in the great hall of life, looking up and round reverentially. Cited from The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner #4
  • "Were you really captain of the fifth at your school?" said he, almost reverentially. Cited from Reginald Cruden, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Time was you loved me kindly; but the world you always did and will love reverentially. Cited from The Ladies, by E. Barrington
  • And lifting her hand reverentially to his lips, he turned and left the room. Cited from Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet,Rev. Charles Kingsley
  • He read that book reverentially all the way home. Cited from Two Little Savages, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Perhaps he would have been glad, if grown people had treated him as reverentially as his school-fellows did. Cited from True Stories of History and Biography, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Perhaps he would have been glad if grown people had treated him as reverentially as his schoolfellows did. Cited from Biographical Stories, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Unknown, we may venture to say, except in one extraordinary yet easily and reverentially understood instance. Cited from Thaddeus of Warsaw, by Jane Porter
  • That and every other new link between us will be reverentially valued. Cited from Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe,Charles Edward Stowe
  • He laid the little parcel on the sand at her feet, almost reverentially, and again turned. Cited from Malcolm, by George MacDonald
  • The poet began to talk, the other guests gathered round, and every one listened reverentially till the party broke up. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 3
  • And he whispered to her the verses he had made, while the old woman crossed herself reverentially. Cited from If I Were King, by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Then young people reverentially bow down to their parents and elders.
  • She had turned round and her eye met the count's gaze, who immediately bowed low and reverentially before her. Cited from The Youth of the Great Elector, by L. Muhlbach
  • So constantly and so reverentially are they waited upon that they can seldom have any wishes to express. Cited from Kwaidan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • Sam entered the state-room almost reverentially with something of the emotions of a boy going into his first dime museum. Cited from Three Men and a Maid, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • As they approached, they bowed reverentially before him, and knelt at his feet while he addressed them. Cited from Manco, the Peruvian Chief, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Sam entered the state-room almost reverentially, with something of the emotions of a boy going into his first dime museum. Cited from The Girl on the Boat, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • The chief Plenipotentiary rose and raised the paper reverentially over his head before unfolding it. Cited from Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin
  • Nature justified me, and, as she is kind to those who approach her reverentially, gave me of her grace without stint. Cited from The Mind of the Artist, ed. by Mrs. Laurence Binyon
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Meaning of reverentially

  • adverb With reverence; in a reverent manner
    he gazed reverently at the handiwork