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astonish

as·ton·ish

astonish

 
 
pronunciation:
sta nihsh
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: astonished, astonishes, astonishing
definition: to fill, suddenly, with great surprise or amazement.
His coolness in a crisis astonished me.
synonyms:
amaze, astound, dumbfound, stun
similar words:
baffle, bewilder, bowl over, confuse, daze, dazzle, flabbergast, petrify, surprise
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derivations: astonishedly (adv.), astonishingly (adv.), astonishment (n.)
Word Builder: astonish +
  • astonishing:
    causing great surprise.
  • astonishment:
    great surprise.
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