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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awe  \Awe\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Awed}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Awing}.] 
  To  strike  with  fear  and  reverence;  to  inspire  with  awe;  to 
  control  by  inspiring  dread. 
 
  That  same  eye  whose  bend  doth  awe  the  world.  --Shak. 
 
  His  solemn  and  pathetic  exhortation  awed  and  melted  the 
  bystanders.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  awed 
  adj  1:  inspired  by  a  feeling  of  fearful  wonderment  or  reverence; 
  "awed  by  the  silence";  "awful  worshippers  with  bowed 
  heads"  [syn:  {awful}] 
  2:  having  or  showing  a  feeling  of  mixed  reverence  and  respect 
  and  wonder  and  dread;  "stood  in  awed  silence  before  the 
  shrine";  "in  grim  despair  and  awestruck  wonder"  [syn:  {awestruck}, 
  {awestricken},  {in  awe  of}]  [ant:  {unawed}] 




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