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overaweverb [T usually passive]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔː/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈɑː/
to ​cause someone to ​feel a ​mixture of ​respect and ​fear: Some of the ​players were ​totally overawed by ​playingtheir first ​game at the ​nationalstadium.
(Definition of overawe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overawe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使胆怯, 使畏惧, 吓住…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使膽怯, 使畏懼, 嚇住…
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