"venerating" in the verb sense
1. reverence, fear, revere, venerate
regard with feelings of respect and reverence consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
"Fear God as your father"
"We venerate genius"
"venerating" in the adjective sense
1. respectful, reverential, venerating
feeling or manifesting veneration
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