Sentence Examples


  • He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.
  • Priere), a term used generally for any humble petition, but more technically, in religion, for that mode of addressing a divine or sacred power in which there predominates the mood and intention of reverent entreaty.
  • (1) Only if the deity be regarded as altogether superior is there room for prayer proper, that is, reverent entreaty.
  • He was, however, blameless in morals and reverent in religion.
  • Natasha and Princess Mary also wept now, but not because of their own personal grief; they wept with a reverent and softening emotion which had taken possession of their souls at the consciousness of the simple and solemn mystery of death that had been accomplished in their presence.

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