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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WOW

Wow said the soldier, whose face was bandaged, she'll get it 'ere, won't she?

But then one afternoon I was painting that big amazon of a model and—Wow!

I'm only some stiff wi' the cauld; for wow, but I am cauld!'

There—there, don't snarl so, you're simply barking—bow, wow!

He sits on a bough and says “wow” in a soft but decisive manner.

It was what they called in the Achievements shop a whiz and a wow.

"Wow," Tim exclaimed as he slid back under the fence to join Maggie.

When that thing in the “pipe” grabbed me, I mean Gunga, wow!

Wow, no chance of us ever getting the blues while we had that to look at!

The little fellow will be crying all the time, "Wow, wow, wow."

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, Scottish interjection, a natural expression of amazement. "This old interjection had a new popularity in the early 1900s and again during the 1960s and later" [DAS].

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