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English verb: amaze

1. amaze (cognition) affect with wonder


SamplesYour ability to speak six languages amazes me!.


ExamplesThe good news will amaze her, The performance is likely to amaze Sue


Synonymsastonish, astound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)surprise


Narrower (hyponym)dazzle

2. amaze (cognition) be a mystery or bewildering to


SamplesThis beats me!.
Got me--I don't know the answer!.
A vexing problem.
This question really stuck me.


ExamplesThe bad news will amaze him, The good news will amaze her


Synonymsbaffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw


Narrower (hyponym)elude, escape, mix up, riddle, stump









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