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English definition of “reverential”

reverential

adjective     /ˌrev.ərˈen.ʃəl/ US  /-əˈren-/ formal
caused by, or full of respect and admiration: He opened the ancient book with reverential care.Showing respect and admiration reverentially     /-i/ adverb Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of reverential adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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