Sentence Examples


  • Appearing at the elective diet of 1674 at the head of 6000 veterans he overawed every other competitor, and despite the persistent opposition of the Lithuanians was elected king on the 21st of May.
  • So that overawed by the rumors and portents concerning him, not a few of the fishermen recalled, in reference to Moby Dick, the earlier days of the Sperm Whale fishery, when it was oftentimes hard to induce long practised Right whalemen to embark in the perils of this new and daring warfare; such men protesting that although other leviathans might be hopefully pursued, yet to chase and point lance at such an apparition as the Sperm Whale was not for mortal man.
  • If there were any selfish spirits on board they were overawed by the heroism of the soldiers.
  • Having shown promise in pre-season testing the 20-year-old Finn is in no way overawed by the challenge in the year ahead.
  • They demonstrated the power of the King or Lord and overawed the people.

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