verb (used with object), awed, aw·ing.
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Origin of awe
OTHER WORDS FROM aweoutawe, verb (used with object), out·awed, out·aw·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for awe
Surely it can't be merely his habit;——there's something in him that awes me.The Belle's Stratagem|Hannah Cowley
To show fear, is to whet an Indian's appetite for blood: coolness confounds and awes him when anything will.Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier|Frances Fuller Victor
Accordingly the highest Art always has something of the terrible in it, so that it awes you while it attracts.
That, no doubt, is fine; the motive of the crime is a great passion, which awes even human justice.Eugenie Grandet|Honore de Balzac
I could stop and look at a little wayside stream for hours; and a pool—I never tire of it, though it awes me when I am alone.Memoirs of Arthur Hamilton, B. A. Of Trinity College, Cambridge|Arthur Christopher Benson