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Moby-Dick: Reverentially

Reverentially

  1. in a respectful manner

The word reverentially appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 7 > Sentence 7:

And as for going as cook,—though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board—yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls;—though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.

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Herman Melville
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