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Awfully
Awfully Aw"ful*ly, adv. 1. In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently. 2. Very; excessively. [Slang]
Awfulness
Awfulness 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. --Johnson. 2. The state of being struck with awe; a spirit of solemnity; profound reverence. [Obs.] Producing in us reverence and awfulness. --Jer. Taylor.
Lawfully
Note: In some of the States, and for some purposes, a woman attains lawful age at eighteen. --Abbott. Syn: Legal; constitutional; allowable; regular; rightful. Usage: Lawful, Legal. Lawful means conformable to the principle, spirit, or essence of the law, and is applicable to moral as well as juridical law. Legal means conformable to the letter or rules of the law as it is administered in the courts; conformable to juridical law. Legal is often used as antithetical to equitable, but lawful is seldom used in that sense. -- Law"ful*ly, adv. -- Law"ful*ness, n.
Lawfulness
Note: In some of the States, and for some purposes, a woman attains lawful age at eighteen. --Abbott. Syn: Legal; constitutional; allowable; regular; rightful. Usage: Lawful, Legal. Lawful means conformable to the principle, spirit, or essence of the law, and is applicable to moral as well as juridical law. Legal means conformable to the letter or rules of the law as it is administered in the courts; conformable to juridical law. Legal is often used as antithetical to equitable, but lawful is seldom used in that sense. -- Law"ful*ly, adv. -- Law"ful*ness, n.
Overawful
Overawful O"ver*aw"ful, a. Awful, or reverential, in an excessive degree. [R.] --Milton.
Unlawful
Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- Un*law"ful*ly, adv. -- Un*law"ful*ness, n. Unlawful assembly. (Law) See under Assembly.
Unlawful assembly
Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- Un*law"ful*ly, adv. -- Un*law"ful*ness, n. Unlawful assembly. (Law) See under Assembly.
Unlawful assembly
Assembly room, a room in which persons assemble, especially for dancing. Unlawful assembly (Law), a meeting of three or more persons on a common plan, in such a way as to cause a reasonable apprehension that they will disturb the peace tumultuously. Westminster Assembly, a convocation, consisting chiefly of divines, which, by act of Parliament, assembled July 1, 1643, and remained in session some years. It framed the ``Confession of Faith,' the ``Larger Catechism,' and the ``Shorter Catechism,' which are still received as authority by Presbyterians, and are substantially accepted by Congregationalists. Syn: See Assemblage.
Unlawfully
Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- Un*law"ful*ly, adv. -- Un*law"ful*ness, n. Unlawful assembly. (Law) See under Assembly.
Unlawfulness
Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- Un*law"ful*ly, adv. -- Un*law"ful*ness, n. Unlawful assembly. (Law) See under Assembly.
Wrawful
Wrawful Wraw"ful, a. Ill-tempered. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Awful from wikipedia

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