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amazement

a·maze·ment

amazement

 
 
pronunciation:
meIz mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: great surprise; astonishment.
His mother stared at him with amazement after he announced his engagement to a woman she'd never met.
synonyms:
astonishment, surprise, wonder, wonderment
similar words:
awe, disbelief, incredulity, shock, stupefaction
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