Rev"er*ent (?), a. [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]
Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples.
"They . . . prostrate fell before him reverent
Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission; as, reverent words; reverent behavior.
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