Respectful Re*spect"ful (-f?l), a. Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment. [1913 Webster]

With humble joi and with respectful fear. --Prior. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*spect"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Re*spect"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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