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a·maze

amaze

 
 
pronunciation:
meIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: amazes, amazing, amazed
definition: to astonish or overcome with wonder.
The magician amazed the audience with his skillful feats.The depth of the young student's knowledge amazed even her professors.It amazed me that he could stay under the water for such a long time.It always amazes her when she is able to do something she'd thought was impossible.It amazed the old man to see his grandson all grown up.
synonyms:
astonish, astound, dumbfound, flabbergast, stagger, stun, surprise
similar words:
awe, bowl over, daze, electrify, floor, shock, slay, stupefy
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derivations: amazing (adj.), amazingly (adv.)
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  • amazed:
    showing great wonder or surprise.
  • amazement:
    great wonder or surprise.
  • amazing:
    causing great wonder or surprise.
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