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 for venerated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Venerate \Ven"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Venerated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Venerating.] [L. veneratus, p. p. of venerari to
     venerate; akin to Venus Venus, Skr. van to like, to wish, and
     E. winsome. See Winsome.]
     To regard with reverential respect; to honor with mingled
     respect and awe; to reverence; to revere; as, we venerate
     parents and elders.
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           And seemed to venerate the sacred shade. --Dryden.
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           I do not know a man more to be venerated for
           uprightness of heart and loftiness of genius. --Sir W.
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     Syn: To reverence; revere; adore; respect.
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