HyperDic: amaze

English > 2 senses of the word amaze:
VERBcognitionamaze, astonish, astoundaffect with wonder
cognitionamaze, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfoundbe a mystery or bewildering to
amaze > pronunciation
Soundsahmey'z
Rhymesablaze ... ways: 57 rhymes with eyz...
English > amaze: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningaffect with wonder.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will amaze her; The performance is likely to amaze Sue
Example"Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"
Synonymsastonish, astound
Narrowerdazzleamaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill
BroadersurpriseCause to be surprised
Spanishadmirar, asombrar, pasmar, sorprender
Catalanadmirar, asombrar, esbalair, meravellar, sorprendre
Nounsamazementthe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
English > amaze: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBe a mystery or bewildering to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will amaze him; The good news will amaze her
Synonymsperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
Narrowerelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
riddleSet a difficult problem or riddle
stump, mix upCause to be perplexed or confounded
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishasombrar, confundir, desconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, sorprender
Catalandesconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar

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