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English definition of “amaze”

amaze

verb [T]     /əˈmeɪz/
to cause someone to be extremely surprised: [+ question word] I was amazed by how well he looked. You've done all your homework in an hour? You amaze me. [+ that] It amazes me that she's got the energy for all those parties. [+ to infinitive] It amazes me to think that Anna is now in charge of the company. It amazes me how you can put up with living in such a dirty house. It never ceases to amaze me how he can talk for so long without ever saying anything interesting.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of amaze verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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