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Lewis : venerabilis

venerabilis, vĕnĕrābĭlis, e, adj. veneror. Pass., worthy of respect or reverence, reverend, venerable (not ante-Aug.): venerabilis vir miraculo litterarum ... venerabilior divinitate credita Carmentae matris, Liv. 1, 7, 8: magnos quidem illos ac venerabiles, Quint. 12, 1, 18: dives, Hor. S. 2, 5, 14: donum, Verg. A. 6, 408: partes eloquentiae (with sacrae), Tac. Or. 10.

Act., showing veneration, venerating, revering, reverential (post-class.): senatus in deum, Val. Max. 1, 1, 15: verba erga deos, id. 2, 4, 4.