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ve nuh ray shuhn

  • n  a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • n  religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

  • When the parrot dies, she has it stuffed and set in her room among her items of religious veneration.
  • In Chasing Amy, he found the poignancy in male bluster, the warmth in a guy's rivalry with and veneration of that other species, The Girl.
  • That makes al-Askari one of Shi'ite Islam's holiest sites, exceeded in veneration only by the shrines of Najaf and Karbala.
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    Investors have faith that despite the collapse in funding needs the Fed will not Taper anytime soon . Investors have hope that GDP will pick up in the second-half of 2013 (or worst case 2014 or 2015 or 2016) and that's what will drive 'real economy' earnings back from the brink . But most of all, investors today have an un-ending veneration of the P/E multiple-expanding solution to any- and ...
    July 30, 2013 - Zero Hedge

  • Howard Zinn in
    Howard Zinn called nationalism "a set of beliefs taught to each generation in which the Motherland or the Fatherland is an object of veneration and becomes a burning cause for which one becomes willing to kill the children of other Motherlands or...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in AFP
    As the Christian faithful of India give thanks to God for their first native daughter to be presented for public veneration, I wish to assure them of my prayers during this difficult time,Benedict said.
  • Shinzo Abe in AFP
    Today, I made a visit here to share respect and veneration for spirits of the war dead,Abe told reporters.

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