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  • noun Plural form of astonishment.

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Examples

  • Your only defense is that the audience, the person with whom you're having this conversation, is with any luck being struck by astonishments of his own.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • But taken together, these films add progressive social values to what DeMille had already accomplished with the stylistic astonishments of The Cheat, The Whispering Chorus, and a half dozen other small gems that exemplified what critic Dave Kehr would call his “great formal inventiveness.”

    Empire of Dreams

  • Everywhere she looked she discovered new wonders, new astonishments.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • A pretty girl—truth be told, virtually any kind of girl—in a drinking establishment was one of the astonishments of Prohibition, a shock both severe and enduring.

    LAST CALL

  • Everywhere she looked she discovered new wonders, new astonishments.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • Von Sternberg never again found his footing in the movie industry, although the uncut version of his 1941 film " The Shanghai Gesture " has its share of astonishments.

    The Unhappiest Man in Hollywood

  • Kathe did something so surprising and hilarious that I remember it as one of the great "perfect astonishments" ever.

    Clarion Write-A-Thon 2010

  • Kathe did something so surprising and hilarious that I remember it as one of the great "perfect astonishments" ever.

    Clarion Write-A-Thon 2010

  • Kathe did something so surprising and hilarious that I remember it as one of the great "perfect astonishments" ever.

    July 2010

  • Everywhere she looked she discovered new wonders, new astonishments.

    The Aloha Quilt

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