Reverer

Re*ver"er

(?), n. One who reveres.
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Rev"er*ie

(?),

Rev"er*y

(?), } n.;
pl. Reveries (#).
[F. rverie, fr. rver to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf. Rave.] 1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream. "Rapt in nameless reveries." Tennyson.
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When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it.
Locke.
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2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [R.]
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There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds].
Addison.
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