Duteous vs Reverent - What's the difference?
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Duteous is a related term of reverent.
As an adjective duteous
is (archaic) obsequious; submissively obedient.
As a verb reverent is
(archaic) Obsequious; submissively obedient.
* 1623 , , act iv, scene 6 (First Folio ed.)
* 1881 , The Heart of the Night , lines 10-14
- I know thee well. A ?eruiceable Villaine,
As duteous to the vices of thy Mi?tris,
As badne??e would de?ire.
- ''O Lord, the awful Lord of will! though late,
- ''Even yet renew this soul with duteous breath:
- ''That when the peace is garnered in from strife,
- ''The work retrieved, the will regenerate,
- ''This soul may see thy face, O Lord of death!
* The Oxford English Dictionary
showing respect or reverence; respectful