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- adj. Struck with awe
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Struck with awe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Impressed or struck with awe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
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I ask her in an awe-struck whisper, “How many orgasms did you have?”
I am silently awe-struck at living with someone who doesn't know how to lie, and for whom the truth and nothing but the truth is innate, natural.
Therefore, the creator of Falstaff could not have been the Earl of Oxford; however, Oxford may have been an awe-struck fan of William Shakespeare at the palace of Whitehall.
I have tromped through Roman ruins, ogled ancient frescos at Herculaneum and Pompeii, walked the crumbling streets of Palermo, been awe-struck in Turin and marveled at the opulence of Florentine art.
That awe-struck, tingly feeling the trailer gives you is in no way reciprocated by the film.
Tóibín's previous novel The Master, a fictional portrait of Henry James, earned awe-struck reviews and was just pipped to the Booker by Alan Hollinghurst's The Line of Beauty.
It's a little shaky but how can you not feel the excitement of this rare wildlife encounter in the awe-struck gasps and delighted shrieks of the people watching from the shore?
Emotions and atmospheres evoked run from the excited and awe-struck to the whimsical and playful to the solemn and contemplative, even the mournful.
"It's actually a trilogy," Sarah said, slightly awe-struck.
Surprise registered on his face, and he remained silent — about as awe-struck as an eight-year-old seeing his first bike.