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English definition of “astonish”


verb [T] uk   /əˈstɒn.ɪʃ/ us    /-ˈstɑː.nɪʃ/
to surprise someone very much: I was astonished by how much she'd grown. What astonished me was that he didn't seem to mind.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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