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awe

noun [U]
 
 
/ɔː/
a feeling of great respect and sometimes fear: I was filled with awe at the sheer size of the building.Showing respect and admirationFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
be in awe of sb to feel great respect for someone: As children we were rather in awe of our grandfather.Showing respect and admiration
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