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Language: Old English
Origin: amasian, from an unrecorded masian 'to confuse'

amaze

verb
     
a‧maze [transitive]
to surprise someone very much [= astonish]:
Dave amazed his friends by suddenly getting married.
it amazes somebody how/what etc
It still amazes me how much she has improved.
amaze that
It never ceased to amaze him that women were attracted to Sam.

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