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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
  2. Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive; as, an awful scene.
  3. Struck or filled with awe; (obsolete: terror-stricken).
  4. Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
  5. exceedingly great; exceedingly good or bad; applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet, I have learnt an awful amount today.

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