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Word Example of - awesome

    Example Sentences for awesome

    In the meantime, the young inventor realized he had an awesome responsibility.

    Into his mind, involuntarily, came the awesome Scotch word “fey.”

    Clancy looked at me and my face must have been awesome, for he stopped with mouth agape.

    But it still had most of the awesome velocity and inertia of its birth.

    Now and then he would stop to say in an awesome whisper, "Come out here, you little devils!"

    The place did used to turn me endwise at first, it was so white and awesome.

    It was an awesome sound, like a man strangling to death in chicken-fat.

    Perhaps they could take the strange, awesome journey together.

    She was almost out of sight around the planet when she ran head-on into it, and vanished in an awesome blaze.

    He knew the spring rains with their awesome powers of washout and flood.

Word Origin & History of - awesome

    Word Origin & History

    awesome c.1600, "profoundly reverential," from awe + -some. Meaning "inspiring awe" is from 1670s; weakened colloquial sense of "impressive, very good" is recorded by 1961 and was in vogue from after c.1980.

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