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Overview of verb astonish

The verb astonish has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) amaze, astonish, astound

(affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!")

Overview of adj astonishing

The adj astonishing has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) amazing, astonishing

(surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks")

2. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying

(so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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