The Prince and the Pauper – Conclusion – Vocabulary

This is our LAST vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper! The vocab word for Chapter 26 focuses on a word that revolves around the idea of respect. The vocab word is…

REVERENCE

Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘reverence’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.

REVERENCE

DEFINITION

(v.) regard or treat with deep respect (also a noun)
FACTS/CHARACTERISTICS

sometimes involves a physical gesture like a bow
EXAMPLES

honor
worship
adore
NON-EXAMPLES

despise
blaspheme
dishonor

Etymology

  • Language of Origin: Middle English
  • reverencen = “reverence”

Sentences/Additional Forms

  • Straightforward sentence: The people showed reverence to the leader as she passed through the crowd.
  • Sentence from the chapter: “As long as he lasted he was honoured; and he was also reverenced, for his striking and peculiar costume kept the people reminded that ‘in his time he had been royal” (p. 207)
  • Other forms: reverence (n), reverential (adj)

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References

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reverence#synonyms

https://www.tripsavvy.com/when-to-bow-in-japan-1458314

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