English verb: amaze
|1.||amaze (cognition) affect with wonder|
|Samples||Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!.|
|Examples||The good news will amaze her, The performance is likely to amaze Sue|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|2.||amaze (cognition) be a mystery or bewildering to|
|Samples||This beats me!.|
Got me--I don't know the answer!.
A vexing problem.
This question really stuck me.
|Examples||The bad news will amaze him, The good news will amaze her|
|Synonyms||baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw|
|Narrower (hyponym)||elude, escape, mix up, riddle, stump|