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Definition 1: affect with wonder - [verb of cognition]

Samples where amaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

Synonyms for amaze in the sense of this definition

(amaze is a kind of ...) cause to be surprised

"The news really surprised me"

(... is a kind of amaze ) amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill

"Her arguments dazzled everyone" "The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps"

Definition 2: be a mystery or bewildering to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where amaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Synonyms for amaze in the sense of this definition

(amaze is a kind of ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

(... is a kind of amaze ) cause to be perplexed or confounded

"This problem stumped her"

(... is a kind of amaze ) set a difficult problem or riddle

"riddle me a riddle"

(... is a kind of amaze ) be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

"What you are seeing in him eludes me"

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