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  1. overawe

    • IPA[ˌəʊvərˈɔː]

    英式

    • v.
      impress (someone) so much that they are silent or inhibited
    • verb: overawe, 3rd person present: overawes, gerund or present participle: overawing, past tense: overawed, past participle: overawed

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    動詞

    • 1. impress (someone) so much that they are silent or inhibited the eleven-year-old was overawed by the atmosphere
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    • IPA[ˌōvərˈô]

    美式

    • v.
      impress (someone) so much that they become silent or inhibited: he used firepower to overawe the hostile tribes

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