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synonyms for overawe

  • affect
  • awe
  • excite
  • faze
  • inspire
  • sway
  • thrill
  • touch
  • arouse
  • buffalo
  • bulldoze
  • carry
  • electrify
  • enforce
  • enthuse
  • galvanize
  • get
  • grab
  • grandstand
  • kill
  • move
  • pique
  • provoke
  • register
  • score
  • slay
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • strike
  • be conspicuous
  • blow away
  • knock out
  • make a hit
  • make an impression
  • make splash
  • push around
  • show off
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antonyms for overawe

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  • discourage
  • bear
  • bore
  • calm
  • create
  • delight
  • depress
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • give birth
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • miss
  • please
  • stop
  • neglect
  • take apart
  • talk
  • communicate
  • help
  • start
  • let go
  • encourage
  • allow
  • release
  • permit
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How to use overawe in a sentence

Clubs were formed to discuss the great questions of the day, to mold public opinion, and to overawe the Assembly.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Government apprehended an attempt to overawe parliament and stationed soldiers in the neighbourhood of Westminster Hall.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Omsk is the center of that military organization of Western Siberia which is intended to overawe the Kirghiz population.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
To hasten the crisis a regiment supported by a naval force was sent to overawe the rebellious town.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
An eye he had––age-wise ways and a glance to overawe my youth––but what was he, after all, in such a case as this?
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
In the eye of the man––the gesture––the risen voice––appeared some high authority to overawe us.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
It is a crime to be above the vulgar, and yet not overawe the vulgar.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
There is no exigency which should be allowed to overawe Congress in the performance of its constitutional duties.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
The officers had been called in to overawe the college lads in case they became too demonstrative.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
It crowned this hill, and was garrisoned by the tenth legion to overawe the turbulent tribes swarming on the plains below.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERAWE

  • alarm
  • appall
  • astonish
  • blow away
  • cow
  • daunt
  • dazzle
  • flabbergast
  • frighten
  • grandstand
  • horrify
  • hotdog
  • impress
  • intimidate
  • knock socks off
  • overawe
  • scare
  • showboat
  • startle
  • strike
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • terrify
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