Definitions for overaweˌoʊ vərˈɔ

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  1. overawe, cow(verb)

    subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)


  1. overawe(Verb)

    To restrain, subdue, or control by awe; to cow.

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  • pelotellaFinnish
  • благоговейный, внушать, страхRussian

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