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English noun: awe

1. awe (feeling) an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration

SamplesHe stared over the edge with a feeling of awe.

Broader (hypernym)admiration, wonder, wonderment

2. awe (feeling) a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

SamplesThe fear of God.
The Chinese reverence for the dead.
The French treat food with gentle reverence.
His respect for the law bordered on veneration.

Synonymsfear, reverence, veneration

Broader (hypernym)emotion

English verb: awe

1. awe (emotion) inspire awe in

SamplesThe famous professor awed the undergraduates.

ExamplesSam cannot awe Sue , The performance is likely to awe Sue

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)affright, fright, frighten, scare

Narrower (hyponym)cow, overawe

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