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- Rhymes: -ɔː
- Homophones: awe, oar (in non-rhotic accents), or (in non-rhotic accents), ore (in non-rhotic accents), o'er (in non-rhotic accents)
- Used to express disappointment/dismay.
- Aw, that's too bad...
- Used to express mild protest, entreaty, consternation, or disapproval.
- Aw, dad, why can't we go to Legoland?
- Used to express affection.
- Aw, you've got such a cute little baby!
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