Definition of Overawes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overawe) ¹



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Definition of Overawes

1. overawe [v] - See also: overawe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overawes

overate
overattachment
overattention
overattentions
overattentive
overattribute
overattributed
overattributes
overattributing
overawe
overawed
overawes (current term)
overawful
overawing
overbake
overbaked
overbakes
overbaking
overbalance
overbalanced
overbalances
overbalancing
overbank
overbank flooding
overbanked
overbar

Literary usage of Overawes

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest. With by William Smith (1897)
"Rejoicings at Athens for Philip's death. Movements in Greece. § 3. Alexander overawes the malcontents, and is appointed generalissimo for the Persian war. ..."

2. Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell, Johann Georg Pfister (1841)
"... and make the Romans swear to support it—He is invested with the supreme executive power as Roman Tribune —He overawes the Roman Barons—Establishes peace ..."

3. Life and Times of Petrarch: With Notices of Boccacio and His Illustrious by Thomas Campbell, Johann Georg Pfister (1843)
"... and make the Romans swear to support it—He is invested with the supreme executive power as Roman Tribune —He overawes the Roman Barons—Establishes peace ..."

4. A History of Greece, from the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest by William Smith, George Washington Greene (1890)
"ALEXANDER THE GREAT. g 1. Education of Alexander. § 2. Rejoicings at Athens for Philip's death. Movements in Greece. §3. Alexander overawes the malcontents ..."

5. Mathematical Questions and Solutions (1892)
"Fail ye—by all that overawes The soul of fiddling knave, My barber from your guzzling jaws Shall ears full fifty shave." No little sport Had city and court ..."

6. The Land of Promise; Or, My Impressions of Australia by William Shaw (1854)
"... Repressed — Right overawes Might—Rifling a Tent—Stopping an Escort —Social Life at the Mines—Hardships and Earnings —Romance and Reality. ..."

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