awe-stricken

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awe-stricken ‎(comparative more awe-stricken, superlative most awe-stricken)

  1. Awe-struck.
    • 1891, Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Chapter 25
      While the children, scarcely awake, awe-stricken at her manner, their eyes growing larger and larger, remained in this position, she took the baby from her bed.

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