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daze

daze

 
 
pronunciation:
deIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dazed, dazes, dazing
definition 1: to stun, as by a blow or shock.
The punch dazed him, but he stayed on his feet.
synonyms:
stagger, stun
similar words:
floor, shock, stupefy
definition 2: to confuse, as by blinding light; dazzle.
The brilliant flash of the explosion dazed us.
synonyms:
confuse, dazzle, stun
similar words:
addle, bedazzle, befuddle, bewilder, blind, discombobulate, disorient, muddle
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state of being stunned or confused.
He walked around in a daze after hearing about the accident.
synonyms:
stupor
similar words:
confusion, fluster, fog, muddle, shock, trance
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derivation: dazedly (adv.)