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awe

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transitive verb
  • to inspire with awe [Webster]
noun
  • feeling of respect combined with fear or wonder [Barron]
  • an emotion variously combining dread, veneration, and wonder that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime [Taisha]

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