be overawed

See: fear
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The counting house clerk, to conceal his confusion, busied himself settling the ladies, but Philip the coachman became sullen, and was bracing himself not to be overawed in future by this external superiority.
They who make up the final verdict upon every book are not the partial and noisy readers of the hour when it appears, but a court as of angels, a public not to be bribed, not to be entreated and not to be overawed, decides upon every man's title to fame.
Her conceit would soon be overawed by the actual inspection of his books.
Luckily for Rodgers, senior stars like Lallana (right), Mamadou Sakho and Philippe Coutinho delivered, and the six players 20 or GROUP P FC Sion Bordeaux 1 Liverpool R Kazan under, who were thrown into the fray, refused to be overawed.
The 33-year-old knows his side will go into the weekend as underdogs, but Cole insists Tim Sherwood's men will not be overawed by the occasion.
FA F LKIRK insists his young side won't be overawed when they go up against Rangers tomorrow night.
CRAIG BELLAMY has urged his Cardiff City team-mates not to be overawed in the Premier League.
The nation will neither be overawed nor intimidated by such action," he said.
DARLINGTON boss Craig Liddle insists that his youth team will not be overawed when they tonight take on Newcastle United at the Sports Direct Arena in the FA Youth Cup.
They won't be overawed by the occasion," added the former Hearts boss.
Summary: Martin Johnson has urged his England side to feed off the excitement of facing New Zealand and not be overawed by the All Black aura.
Ouanna emphasised early on that he was not going to be overawed in the first ATP clash between them as he fell 3-1 behind only to break Monfils service in the fifth game.