Reverencer to Review
(Rev"er*en*cer) n. One who regards with reverence. "Reverencers of crowned heads."
(Rev"er*end) a. [F. révérend, L. reverendus, fr. revereri. See Revere.] Worthy of reverence; entitled
to respect mingled with fear and affection; venerable.
A reverend sire among them came.Milton.
They must give good example and reverend deportment in the face of their children.Jer. Taylor.
This word is commonly given as a title of respect to ecclesiastics. A clergyman is styled the reverend; a
dean, the very reverend; a bishop, the right reverend; an archbishop, the most reverend.
(Rev"er*end*ly), adv. Reverently. [Obs.] Foxe.
(Rev"er*ent) a. [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]
1. Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples.
"They . . . prostrate fell before him reverent." Milton.
2. Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission; as, reverent words; reverent behavior.
(Rev`er*en"tial) a. [Cf. F. révérenciel. See Reverence.] Proceeding from, or expressing,
reverence; having a reverent quality; reverent; as, reverential fear or awe. "A reverential esteem of things
(Rev`er*en"tial*ly), adv. In a reverential manner.
(Rev"er*ent*ly), adv. In a reverent manner; in respectful regard.
(Re*ver"er) n. One who reveres.
(Rev"er*ie Rev"er*y) n.; pl. Reveries [F. réverie, fr. rêver to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf.
1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream. "Rapt
in nameless reveries." Tennyson.
When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the
French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it.Locke.
2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [R.]
There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds].Addison.
(Re*ver"sal) a. [See Reverse.] Intended to reverse; implying reversal. [Obs.] Bp. Burnet.
(Re*ver"sal), n. [From Reverse.]
1. The act of reversing; the causing to move or face in an opposite direction, or to stand or lie in an inverted
position; as, the reversal of a rotating wheel; the reversal of objects by a convex lens.
2. A change or overthrowing; as, the reversal of a judgment, which amounts to an official declaration
that it is false; the reversal of an attainder, or of an outlawry, by which the sentence is rendered void.