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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Venerate


VEN'ERATE, verb transitive [Latin veneror.]

To regard with respect and reverence; to reverence; to revere. We venerate parents and elders; we venerate men consecrated to sacred offices. We venerate old age or gray hairs. We venerate or ought to venerate the gospel and its precepts.

And seem'd to venerate the sacred shade.