6. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away. [Colloq.]
It is much used in phrases signifying moving or going from; as, go away, run away, etc.; all signifying
departure, or separation to a distance. Sometimes without the verb; as, whither away so fast ? "Love
hath wings, and will away." Waller. It serves to modify the sense of certain verbs by adding that of
removal, loss, parting with, etc.; as, to throw away; to trifle away; to squander away, etc. Sometimes it
has merely an intensive force; as, to blaze away.
Away with, bear, abide. [Obs. or Archaic] "The calling of assemblies, I can not away with." (Isa. i.
13), i. e., "I can not bear or endure [it]." Away with one, signifies, take him away. "Away with him,
crucify him." John xix. 15. To make away with. (a) To kill or destroy. (b) To carry off.
(A*way"-go"ing) a. (Law) Sown during the last years of a tenancy, but not ripe until after
its expiration; said of crops. Wharton.
(A*way"ward) adv. Turned away; away. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Awe) n. [OE. a&yoghe, aghe, fr. Icel. agi; akin to AS. ege, oga, Goth. agis, Dan. ave chastisement,
fear, Gr. 'a`chos pain, distress, from the same root as E. ail. &radic3. Cf. Ugly.]
1. Dread; great fear mingled with respect. [Obs. or Obsolescent]
His frown was full of terror, and his voice
Shook the delinquent with such fits of awe.
2. The emotion inspired by something dreadful and sublime; an undefined sense of the dreadful and the
sublime; reverential fear, or solemn wonder; profound reverence.
There is an awe in mortals' joy,
A deep mysterious fear.
To tame the pride of that power which held the Continent in awe.
The solitude of the desert, or the loftiness of the mountain, may fill the mind with awe the sense of
our own littleness in some greater presence or power. To stand in awe of, to fear greatly; to reverence profoundly.
C. J. Smith.
Syn. See Reverence.
(Awe) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Awed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Awing.] To strike with fear and reverence; to
inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread.
That same eye whose bend doth awe the world.
His solemn and pathetic exhortation awed and melted the bystanders.
(A*wea"ried) p. p. Wearied. [Poetic]
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