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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishamazeda‧mazed /əˈmeɪzd/ ●●● S2 adjective  SURPRISEDvery surprised syn astonishedamazed (that)/how I’m amazed you’ve never heard of the Rolling Stones. You’d be amazed how much money you can save.amazed at/by We were absolutely amazed at his rapid recovery.amazed to see/find/discover something Visitors are often amazed to discover how little the town has changed.see thesaurus at surprised
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amazedI was browsing through a carp baits catalogue and came out of the experience dazed and amazed.But Olivia was amazed and frightened by the strength of Mrs. Saunders' reaction.Theda, both amazed and troubled, got up to follow her.She couldn't help feeling amazed at his stupidity.Local people were amazed at the violence of the gardai.You'll be amazed by how much progress we've made.I'm amazed that the bank keeps lending him money.We were amazed to see John looking so well, so soon after his operation.Liz was amazed when she found out how much dinner had cost.amazed to see/find/discover somethingThe exhausted dancers were amazed to see a full-and noisily excited-house when the curtain rose.She examines court transcripts and is amazed to find a self-possessed young woman in herself.Marge had been amazed to find him there.He'd put his hand to the place, amazed to see it come away bloody.But even cricket-mad Darlington businessman Mr Ian Wright was amazed to find just how fervent is their love of the game.When I looked at my watch I was amazed to see that it was well after six.They were amazed to find the story almost ignored.Ludens tiptoed into the kitchen and was amazed to see two mugs on the table with remnants of tea in them.
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