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veneration
 n.  religious zeal; willingness to serve God
Classic Sentence: (79 in 6 pages)
1  It was like an epidemic of veneration, which in the course of six or seven years gradually took possession of the whole district.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
2  , his consideration, his good name, his good works, the deference and veneration paid to him, his charity, his wealth, his popularity, his virtue, would be seasoned with a crime.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
3  Madeleine was pronounced with veneration.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—AN ENTRANCE BY FAVOR
4  It will be remembered that the fundamental point in Javert, his element, the very air he breathed, was veneration for all authority.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
5  Javert knew it, and held her in special veneration in consequence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
6  This caused the cure to regard him with veneration and tenderness, and the colonel, on his side, became fond of the cure.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
7  He never separated the memory of this man from the memory of his father, and he associated them in his veneration.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS POOR
8  There, assuredly, one might be misled; but error is worthy of veneration there, so thoroughly does it imply heroism.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE LOWEST DEPTHS
9  We are of the number who fall speechless in the presence of young girls and flowers, since we think them worthy of veneration.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
10  Even when they miscarry, they are worthy of veneration; and it is, perhaps, in failure, that they possess the most majesty.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
11  I have the greatest veneration for the cardinal," continued he, "and the most profound respect for his actions.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
12  It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
13  Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
14  This veneration Mr. Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
15  When the day arrived, my very carpet-bag was an object of veneration to the stipendiary clerks, to whom the house at Norwood was a sacred mystery.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
Example Sentence:
1  He felt more than simple admiration for Miss Euston; he experienced a kind of veneration for her.
2  Patriotism is a arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
3  The cathedral is a venerable building.
4  May Day has become a venerable institution.
5  We do not mean to be disrespectful when we refuse to follow the advice of our venerable leader.
6  This week, a giant symbol of mammon appeared in Russia's most venerated public place, and traditionalists were not amused.
7  In Tibet today, the common people still venerate their traditional spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.