amaze


amaze
01. You will be [amazed] when you hear Sarah sing; she has a beautiful voice.
02. [Amazingly], no one was hurt in the accident in which a car hit a school bus full of children.
03. The witness gave an [amazingly] accurate description of the criminal - she even knew his eye color!
04. The children [amazed] us with their knowledge of environmental issues.
05. Averil Coxhead has noted that young children learn new words in their native language at an [amazing] rate.
06. I'm [amazed] by the number of people who think that the U.S. is bigger than Canada.
07. Jerry Seinfeld once joked that it's [amazing] that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
08. Christopher Fry once said that poetry is the language in which man explores his own [amazement].
09. She has made [amazing] progress in English since she got a American boyfriend.
10. The children were [amazed] when they saw the shooting stars.
11. The little boy stared in [amazement] at the toy robot as it walked across the kitchen floor.
12. Israel has an [amazing] variety of landscape for such a tiny country.
13. The grizzly bear's [amazing] sense of smell makes up for its poor eyesight.
14. He is an [amazing] tennis player, the best I've ever seen.
15. She gasped in [amazement] when she realized she had won the lottery.
16. Seeing killer whales pass by our canoe was an [amazing] experience.
17. The most [amazing] event at Serengeti National Park is the annual migration of wildebeests and zebras.

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  • Amaze — A*maze , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amazing}.] [Pref. a + maze.] 1. To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A labyrinth to amaze his foes. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To confound, as by fear, wonder,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amaze — A*maze , v. t. Bewilderment, arising from fear, surprise, or wonder; amazement. [Chiefly poetic] [1913 Webster] The wild, bewildered Of one to stone converted by amaze. Byron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amaze — amaze·ment; amaze; …   English syllables

  • Amaze — A*maze , v. i. To be astounded. [Archaic] B. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amaze — index impress (affect deeply) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • amaze — (v.) early 13c., amasian stupefy, make crazy, from a , probably used here as an intensive prefix, + masian, related to MAZE (Cf. maze) (q.v.). Sense of overwhelm with wonder is from 1580s. Related: Amazed; AMAZING (Cf. amazing) …   Etymology dictionary

  • amaze — vb astound, flabbergast, astonish, *surprise Analogous words: dumbfound, bewilder, confound, nonplus (see PUZZLE): impress, touch, strike, *affect …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • amaze — [v] surprise affect, alarm, astonish, astound, bewilder, blow away*, blow one’s mind*, bowl over*, daze, dumbfound, electrify, flabbergast*, impress, move, perplex, put one away*, shock, stagger, startle, strike, stun, stupefy, touch*; concept 42 …   New thesaurus

  • amaze — ► VERB ▪ surprise greatly; astonish. DERIVATIVES amazement noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • amaze — [ə māz′] vt. amazed, amazing [ME (only in pp. amased) < OE āmasian: < ā , A 2 + base akin to Norw masast, to fall asleep, Swed mos, sluggish, sleepy] 1. to fill with great surprise or sudden wonder; astonish 2. Obs. to bewilder n. Old Poet …   English World dictionary

  • Amaze Me — Infobox Single | Name = Amaze Me Artist = No Angels from Album = Destiny Released = October 19, 2007 A side = Teardrops B side = Ain t Gonna Look the Other Way Format = CD single, ring tone, digital download Writer = Karen Poole, Steve Mac… …   Wikipedia