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adjective as in magnificent

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John Luther Adams lives up to the title of his composition, capturing an oceanic torrent of sound in an awe-inspiring performance.

This first-person video is mesmerizing, terrifying, and awe-inspiring.

These awe-inspiring sights—towering mountains, vast deserts, endless skies—will put you back in your place.

The National Mall is awe-inspiring and filled with free museums and monuments.

This opening, a continuous 13-minute shot in impressive 3D, is one of the most awe-inspiring film sequences in recent memory.

For they had not pictured to themselves quite such a tall, grave, rather awe-inspiring personage as he seemed at first.

"One of Byrnes's men" was a much more awe-inspiring individual to Gallegher than a member of the Cabinet.

I question whether a spectacle so fantastic and awe-inspiring was ever dealt with, even in the pages of quasi-scientific fiction.

Some were bleak and barren, but none the less grand, impressive, and awe-inspiring.

At length the great man appeared in his awe-inspiring form, clothed in white satin.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to awe-inspiring, such as: amazing, astonishing, awesome, breathtaking, remarkable, and stunning.

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