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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.
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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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