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Definition of overawe:

  1. To restrain by awe.

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Examples of usage for overawe:

  1. It served also to mask and overawe the larger and more wealthy city of Carchemish, a few miles north, which would remain for a long time to come free of permanent Assyrian occupation, though subjected to blackmail on the occasion of every western raid by the Great King. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  2. I mean to command, to dare, to overawe that is the only oratory which can put her to the rout. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft