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A great respect and deep admiration for. To revere. An emotional regard and sincere loyalty towards. Used in a religious way often. A reverence for. To bow your head.
As the surfer approached the shore line, he stopped and stood still for a moment. Before the gigantic pounding waves of the ocean, there was a sincere and devout reverence for the sea. "It is a humbling feeling, to be here." He thought...
by makingthingsfit April 01, 2013
Respectful, possibly worshipful awe.
Reverence is usually part of worship.
by Downstrike May 24, 2004