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astonish

verb [T]  us   /əˈstɑn·ɪʃ/
to surprise someone very much: We were astonished at how much she had aged. It was astonishing to see the size of the crowds for the Pope.
astonishment
noun [U]  us   /əˈstɑn·ɪʃ·mənt/
To the astonishment of her colleagues, she turned down the award.
Translations of “astonish”
in Arabic يُدهِش…
in Korean 깜짝 놀라게 하다…
in Malaysian hairan…
in French étonner…
in Turkish şaşırtmak, hayrete düşürmek…
in Italian sbalordire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使吃驚, 使驚訝…
in Russian удивлять…
in Polish zdumiewać…
in Vietnamese làm ngạc nhiên…
in Spanish asombrar, sorprender, pasmar…
in Portuguese assombrar, deixar atônito…
in Thai ทำให้ประหลาดใจ…
in German erstaunen…
in Catalan deixar parat…
in Japanese ~を非常に驚かせる, 仰天させる…
in Indonesian mengherankan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使吃惊, 使惊讶…
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