Aweary to Axis

(A*wea"ry) a. [Pref. a- + weary.] Weary. [Poetic] "I begin to be aweary of thee." Shak.

(A*weath"er) adv. [Pref. a- + weather.] (Naut.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; — opposed to alee; as, helm aweather! Totten.

(A*weigh") adv. [Pref. a- + weigh.] (Naut.) Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; — said of the anchor. Totten.

(Awe"less) a. See Awless.

(Awe"some) a.

1. Causing awe; appalling; awful; as, an awesome sight. Wright.

2. Expressive of awe or terror.

An awesome glance up at the auld castle.
Sir W. Scott.

(Awe"some*ness), n. The quality of being awesome.

(Awe"-strick`en) a. Awe- struck.

(Awe"-struck`) a. Struck with awe. Milton.

(Aw"ful) a.

1. Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene. "The hour of Nature's awful throes." Hemans.

2. Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.

Heaven's awful Monarch.

3. Struck or filled with awe; terror- stricken. [Obs.]

A weak and awful reverence for antiquity.
I. Watts.

4. Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding. [Obs.]

Thrust from the company of awful men.

5. Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; — applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster. [Slang]

Syn. — See Frightful.

(Aw"ful*ly), adv.

1. In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently.

2. Very; excessively. [Slang]

(Aw"ful*ness), n.

1. The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence; dreadfulness; solemnity; as, the awfulness of this sacred place.

The awfulness of grandeur.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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