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Astonish

As`ton´ish
v. t.1.To stun; to render senseless, as by a blow.
[imp. & p. p. Astonished ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Astonishing.]
The very cramp-fish [i. e., torpedo] . . . being herself not benumbed, is able to astonish others.
- Holland.
2.To strike with sudden fear, terror, or wonder; to amaze; to surprise greatly, as with something unaccountable; to confound with some sudden emotion or passion.
I, Daniel . . . was astonished at the vision.
- Dan. viii. 27.
Verb1.astonish - affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"
Synonyms: amaze, astound
affright, alarm, ambush, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, bushwhack, catch off-guard, catch unawares, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, confound, daze, dazzle, do the unexpected, drop in on, dumbfound, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex, petrify, pounce upon, pull up short, shock, spring a surprise, spring upon, stagger, startle, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder, stun, stupefy, take by surprise, take short, take unawares, terrify
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