I watched in awe as he virtually caromed off the walls of the classrooms and hallways.
Another Tylenol and a tranquilizer three hours later don't do the trick and the demons do a shock and awe attack.
She was the girl to impress at Wellesley—and we were all in awe of her.
c.1300, earlier aghe, c.1200, from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse agi "fright;" from Proto-Germanic *agiz- (cf. Old English ege "fear," Old High German agiso "fright, terror," Gothic agis "fear, anguish"), from PIE *agh-es- (cf. Greek akhos "pain, grief"), from root *agh- "to be depressed, be afraid" (see ail). Current sense of "dread mixed with veneration" is due to biblical use with reference to the Supreme Being. Awe-inspiring is recorded from 1814.