stand in awe


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See: fear
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And more than all, if just previous to putting your hand into the tar-pot, you have been lording it as a country schoolmaster, making the tallest boys stand in awe of you.
Located in the Black Hills region, the City of Presidents is a close neighbor to Mount Rushmore, and after visitors stand in awe of the magnificently giant mountain carving, they can look eye to eye with James Madison, John Tyler, Dwight Eisenhower or Jimmy Carter in Rapid City.
Who doesn't stand in awe at the grandeur and majesty of a Champion Big Tree?