- oor donderoverawedoverawesoverawing
Verb(1) subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats
(1) No big occasion or additional responsibility will overawe him.(2) It stood in its own park, with a lodge and a drive, partly to give privacy, partly to impress or even overawe visitors.(3) he used firepower to overawe the hostile tribes(4) You respect them for who they are, but you can't let that overawe you.(5) We were not overawed by their reputation as world champions, however, and physically there wasn't too much in it.(6) He was overawed by the rows of desks tiered as in a movie theatre, each equipped with multiple laptops and surrounded by giant screens.(7) Two years on, Buchanan admits he was overawed by the Olympic experience in Sydney.(8) They had some big names in their squad but we weren't overawed , especially since a few of them were past their prime.(9) I am overawed by their brilliance, in what once must have been seen as an impossible task.(10) She is overawed by the extent of the old-style dance revival and says she has had to put on extra classes to cope with demand.(11) I was overawed and fully believed everything they told me.(12) It may come down to whether he is overawed by both the presence of Woods and the whole Masters occasion.(13) Could it be that at 14 he was slightly overawed by the occasion?(14) Crouching underneath two huge, tired-looking horse chestnut trees, we were overawed by the treasure trove among the fallen leaves.(15) He wasn't overawed by the thought of working with the National.(16) We were the only people in there at the time and the silence completely overawed us.
(1) overawe :: oor donder
1. intimidate ::
2. daunt ::
3. cow ::
4. disconcert ::
5. unnerve ::
6. subdue ::
7. dismay ::
8. frighten ::
9. alarm ::
10. scare ::
11. terrify ::
12. psych out ::
Different Formsoverawe, overawed, overawes, overawing
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