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agaze

[uh-geyz]
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  1. staring intently; gazing: The children were agaze at the Christmas tree.

Origin of agaze

1400–50; late Middle English. See a-1, gaze
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Examples from the Web for agaze

Historical Examples

  • The little maid sat long in the deep window, agaze on the street.

    Long Will

    Florence Converse

  • As the harbour was entered all eyes were agaze at this first contact with the civilisation of the Old World.

  • As I stood there agaze at the strangeness and wonder of her, a voice at my shoulder made me whirl in surprise.