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overawe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoveraweo‧ver‧awe /ˌəʊvərˈɔː $ ˌoʊvərˈɒː/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 IMPRESSto make someone feel respect or fear, so that they are nervous or unable to say or do anything 🔊 He was overawed by his father. Grammar Overawe is usually passive.overawed adjective→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
overaweWe were overawed to be in the presence of such a great film maker.
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Verb table
overawe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverawe
he, she, itoverawes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverawed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overawed
he, she, ithas overawed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overawed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overawe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overawed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overawing
he, she, itis overawing
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you, we, theyare overawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas overawing
you, we, theywere overawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overawing
he, she, ithas been overawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overawing
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