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  • verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of amate.
  • adjective obsolete Overwhelmed, confused.

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Examples

  • She was like the moon when at fullest on its fourteenth night, and was clad in a garment of blue, with a veil of green, overbrown flower-white that all wits amazed and those of understanding amated. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • King said, “O my son, an thou sawest this horse, thy wit would be confounded and thou wouldst be amated with amazement.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Her beauty amazed all who espied her and her glances amated all who eyed her.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Maidenlike, she drew her golden veil more closely over her bosom, and tripped back to finish her toilet, leaving me amated and abashed by the vision I had beheld.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • Although it handles me so roughly, yet I am not at all amated by it.

    Andrew Marvell

  • She was like the moon when at fullest on its fourteenth night, and was clad in a garment of blue, with a veil of green, overbrown flower-white that all wits amazed and those of understanding amated.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Whereupon all about them were perturbed and were amated and amazed at the action of the Shaykh when, vanishing from their view, he could nowhere be seen.

    Arabian nights. English

  • When he heareth this from thee, his trouble will redouble and he will be amated and will make oath that thou hast no help for it but to go with him to his house: however, do thou say,

    Arabian nights. English

  • Her beauty amazed all who espied her and her glances amated all who eyed her.

    Arabian nights. English

  • FN#18] Thus it befel them; but as regards the youth, when he had sold the beasts he returned to the ship and found her not, and when he asked tidings thereof they told him that she had put to sea; and hearing this he was mazed as to his mind and sore amated as to his affair, nor wot he whither he should wend.

    Arabian nights. English

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