from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To astonish and bewilder. synonym: surprise.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Astonished; confounded. See
- To astonish greatly; strike dumb with amazement; amaze; alarm.
- Synonyms Surprise, Astonish, Amaze, etc. (see
surprise); confound, stagger, dumfounder, stupefy, shock.
- To cause astonishment; amaze; stun.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To stun; to stupefy.
- transitive verb To astonish; to strike with amazement; to confound with wonder, surprise, or fear.
- adjective Archaic Stunned; astounded; astonished.
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- verb To
astonish, bewilderor dazzle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb affect with wonder
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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It will astound you with revelations about our culture and its ecosystem.
The depths of his cleverness continue to astound me.
The most recent book to surprise and astound me was In the Courts of the Sun by B. D'Amato.
As I've often said about Orson Scott Bigot, it continues to astound me that a field so dedicated to open minds continues to attract so many folks whose minds remain hopelessly closed ... and proudly so, at that!
It never failed to astound midcareer people when Google asked to exhume those old records.
Perhaps that ubiquity puts a brake on its ability to astound or shape-shift.
The choices we make in the Middle East simply astound me.
Even math-phobes will be able to astound audiences by simply following the directions and consulting the many full-color illustrations provided throughout the text.
Who will astound the office with his/her sartorial experiments?
Even when taking the same approach to the sport, players can still astound.