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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Awe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Awed (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Awing.] To strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread.
    That same eye whose bend doth awe the world.   --Shak.
    His solemn and pathetic exhortation awed and melted the bystanders.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence;
             "awed by the silence"; "awful worshippers with bowed
             heads" [syn: awful]
      2: having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect
         and wonder and dread; "stood in awed silence before the
         shrine"; "in grim despair and awestruck wonder" [syn: awestruck,
          awestricken, in awe of] [ant: unawed]