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tr.v. o·ver·awed, o·ver·aw·ing, o·ver·awes
To overcome or subdue by inspiring awe.
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(tr) to subdue, restrain, or overcome with a feeling of awe
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v.t. -awed, -aw•ing.
to restrain or subdue by inspiring awe; intimidate.
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Past participle: overawed
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|Verb||1.||overawe - subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)|
awe - inspire awe in; "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
buffalo - intimidate or overawe
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overawe[ˌəʊvərˈɔː] VT → intimidar
I was overawed by his presence → me sentía intimidado en su presencia
I was overawed by the occasion → me sentía sobrecogido por la ocasión
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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overawe[ˌəʊvərˈɔː] vt → intimidire
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