Amaze (verb)

  1. Cause (someone) to feel surprise and wonder; astound.
  2. Completely surprise and bewilder (someone).
  3. Be a source of great surprise or wonder.

Origin:

Middle english (in the sense "bewilder, perplex"): from old french esmayer, based on latin ex- "out" + magus "magician".

Examples:

  1. The magic show amazed the audience.
  2. He was amazed at how well she spoke French.
  3. The beauty of the landscape amazed us.
  4. The speed of the train amazed him.
  5. Her ability to solve the problem amazed everyone.
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