Example sentences for: awe

How can you use “awe” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Internet companies spin into the financial stratosphere, Wall Street and the business press speak with awe of the revolutionary implications of the Web.

  • Few others go so far in their praise, but most express a certain awe at this '60s-style revenge movie starring Terence Stamp as an ex-con out to whack his daughter's boyfriend and probable killer (Peter Fonda).

  • Milton, he says, had it right, the way it should properly be: full of awe, awe-inspiring, an awful God .

  • Her immersion in her roles commands respect and awe: She surges past embarrassment, past fear, and even when she makes a misstep, she lands catlike on her feet.

  • The atmosphere of civic pride and civic hypocrisy, the mingled air of awe and contempt toward governmental institutions, rings not the bell of cliché but many eerie tintinnabulations: the gongs and chimes of public life, the distinct sounds of what we say, what we know we mean and what we don't know we mean.


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