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awe

awe

 
pronunciation:
aw
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very strong feeling of wonder mixed with respect or fear.
We were in awe of the sunrise.
synonyms:
reverence, wonder
similar words:
amazement
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: awed, awes, awing
definition: to cause to feel awe.
The size of the elephant awed the little boy.
synonyms:
overwhelm
similar words:
amaze, astonish, move, overcome, stun, terrify
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