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 Revere Revere

noun

  • a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side  ( revere, revers )
    a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
  • American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)  ( Paul Revere, Revere )
    American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
  • verb

  • ( ) love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol  ( hero-worship, idolise, idolize, revere, worship )
    love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
     Many teenagers idolized the Beatles
    Many teenagers idolized the Beatles
  • ( ) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of  ( fear, revere, reverence, venerate )
    regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
     Fear God as your father
    Fear God as your father
     We venerate genius
    We venerate genius


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