venerated

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Venerate \Ven"er*ate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Venerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Venerating}.] [L. veneratus, p. p. of venerari to venerate; akin to Venus Venus, Skr. van to like, to wish, and E. winsome. See {Winsome}.] To regard with reverential respect; to honor with mingled respect and awe; to reverence; to revere; as, we venerate parents and elders.

And seemed to venerate the sacred shade. --Dryden.

I do not know a man more to be venerated for uprightness of heart and loftiness of genius. --Sir W. Scott.

Syn: To reverence; revere; adore; respect.


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