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I did not need the awestruck whispers round me to tell me what it was.

"I understand it all now," he exclaimed, with awestruck dismay.

An air of awestruck expectation had replaced their usual listless apathy.

Awestruck yowls from above indicated that Prue was in hot water.

"Aye, you may well look," he cried to the awestruck worshippers.

I stood amongst my awestruck congregation for a few minutes.

"I never saw Mr. Evringham so upset in my life," she said in an awestruck tone.

At length Robert beckoned; and she flew at first, then slackened her pace, awestruck.

"I thought it looked like him, too," said Harry, in an awestruck whisper.

They would not lose, nor allow him to lose for an instant, their awestruck sense of it.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, "overwhelmed by reverential fear," from awe (n.) + struck (see strike (v.)).

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