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  3  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awing  \A*wing"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  +  wing.] 
  On  the  wing;  flying;  fluttering.  --Wallace. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  awing 
  adj  :  inspiring  awe  or  admiration  or  wonder;  "New  York  is  an 
  amazing  city";  "the  Grand  Canyon  is  an  awe-inspiring 
  sight";  "the  awesome  complexity  of  the  universe";  "this 
  sea,  whose  gently  awful  stirrings  seem  to  speak  of  some 
  hidden  soul  beneath"-  Melville;  "Westminster  Hall's 
  awing  majesty,  so  vast,  so  high,  so  silent"  [syn:  {amazing}, 
  {awe-inspiring},  {awesome},  {awful}] 




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