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amaze

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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a=maze

CIDE DICTIONARY

amazev. t. [Pref. a- + maze.].
  •  To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze.  [1913 Webster]
    "A labyrinth to amaze his foes."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly.  Goldsmith.  [1913 Webster]
    "And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the son of David?"  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To astonish; astound; confound; bewilder; perplex; surprise.
amazev. i. 
     To be astounded.  B. Taylor.  [1913 Webster]
amazev. t. 
     Bewilderment, arising from fear, surprise, or wonder; amazement.  [1913 Webster]
    "The wild, bewildered
    Of one to stone converted by amaze.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amaze, v.tr. (often foll. by at, or that + clause, or to + infin.) surprise greatly; overwhelm with wonder (am amazed at your indifference; was amazed to find them alive).

Derivative
amazement n. amazing adj. amazingly adv. amazingness n.
Etymology
ME f. OE amasod past part. of amasian, of uncert. orig.

THESAURUS

amaze

addle, admiration, affect, amazement, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, baffle, bamboozle, beat, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, buffalo, confound, confoundment, daze, dazzle, dumbfound, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, fuddle, get, impress, keep in suspense, lick, marveling, maze, move, muddle, mystify, nonplus, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex, petrify, puzzle, stagger, startle, stick, strike, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, take aback, throw, touch, wonderment

ROGET THESAURUS

amaze

Wonder

VB wonder, marvel, admire, be surprised, start, stare, open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes, gloar, gape, open one's mouth, hold one's breath, look aghast, stand aghast, stand agog, look blank, tombe des nues, not believe one's eyes, not believe one's ears, not believe one's senses, not be able to account for, not know whether one stands on one's head or one's, surprise, astonish, amaze, astound, dumfound, dumfounder, startle, dazzle, daze, strike, strike with wonder, strike with awe, electrify, stun, stupefy, petrify, confound, bewilder, flabbergast, stagger, throw on one's beam ends, fascinate, turn the head, take away one's breath, strike dumb, make one's hair stand on end, make one's tongue cleave to the roof of one's mout, make one stare, take by surprise, be wonderful, beggar description, beggar the imagination, baffle description, stagger belief.


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