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5 definitions found
 for Amaze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amaze \A*maze"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amazed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Amazing.] [Pref. a- + maze.]
     1. To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze. [Obs.]
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              A labyrinth to amaze his foes.        --Shak.
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     2. To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to
        overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly.
        "Amazing Europe with her wit." --Goldsmith.
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              And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not
              this the son of David?                --Matt. xii.
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     Syn: To astonish; astound; confound; bewilder; perplex;
          surprise.
  
     Usage: Amaze, Astonish. Amazement includes the notion of
            bewilderment of difficulty accompanied by surprise. It
            expresses a state in which one does not know what to
            do, or to say, or to think. Hence we are amazed at
            what we can not in the least account for. Astonishment
            also implies surprise. It expresses a state in which
            one is stunned by the vastness or greatness of
            something, or struck with some degree of horror, as
            when one is overpowered by the ?normity of an act,
            etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amaze \A*maze"\, v. i.
     To be astounded. [Archaic] --B. Taylor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amaze \A*maze"\, v. t.
     Bewilderment, arising from fear, surprise, or wonder;
     amazement. [Chiefly poetic]
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           The wild, bewildered
           Of one to stone converted by amaze.      --Byron.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  amaze
      v 1: affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages
           amazes me!" [syn: amaze, astonish, astound]
      2: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
         don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question
         really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get,
         puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder,
         flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze,
         dumbfound]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "amaze":
     addle, admiration, affect, amazement, astonish, astound, awe,
     awestrike, baffle, bamboozle, beat, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder,
     boggle, bowl down, bowl over, buffalo, confound, confoundment,
     daze, dazzle, dumbfound, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, fuddle,
     get, impress, keep in suspense, lick, marveling, maze, move,
     muddle, mystify, nonplus, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex, petrify,
     puzzle, stagger, startle, stick, strike, strike dead, strike dumb,
     strike with wonder, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, take aback,
     throw, touch, wonderment
  
  

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