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amazed

adjective uk   /əˈmeɪzd/ us  
B1 extremely surprised: She was amazed at how calm she felt after the accident. I was absolutely amazed when I heard he'd been promoted. [+ to infinitive] Mr Graham was amazed to find 46 ancient gold coins inside the pot. I was amazed to hear that Chris had won first prize. We were amazed to discover that we'd been at school together. [+ (that)] I'm amazed (that) she didn't complain.Surprised
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