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English verb: astonish

1. astonish (cognition) affect with wonder

SamplesYour ability to speak six languages amazes me!.

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

Synonymsamaze, astound

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

Broader (hypernym)surprise

Narrower (hyponym)dazzle

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