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awe

awe

pronunciation:
aw
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very strong feeling of wonder, reverence, or fear, caused by something grand or powerful.
When we looked out over the huge canyon, we were filled with awe.An intense and emotional speaker, he inspired his listeners with awe.He was in awe of his powerful and stern father when he was a child.
synonyms:
fear, reverence, veneration, wonder, wonderment
similar words:
amazement
 
part of speech: transitive 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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