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amaze

a·maze

amaze

 
pronunciation:
meIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: amazed, amazes, amazing
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.
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.)
Word Builder: amaze +
  • amazed:
    showing great wonder or surprise.
  • amazement:
    great wonder or surprise.
  • amazing:
    causing great wonder or surprise.
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