verb (used with object)
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Origin of astonish
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OTHER WORDS FROM astonishas·ton·ished·ly, adverbas·ton·ish·er, nounsu·per·as·ton·ish, verbun·as·ton·ished, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for astonish
What I was astonished by was that there was this sound and fury.A Conversation with Filmmaker Adam Curtis on Power, Technology and How Ideas Get Into People's Heads|Billy Perrigo|February 23, 2021|Time
I’m astonished to see the extent to which the Attorney General is willing to say things that are blatantly irresponsible but that parrot some of the language of the President.
“These words astonish me as much as they amaze you,” he said.The Iranian Islamic Fundamentalist’s Handbook on Sex in the West|IranWire|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us.
The art works which still astonish the world were launched in part to give employment to the poor multitude.
They frighten a few people (mostly each other), are rude to bystanders and astonish a cleaning lady.
His book should astonish both liberals and conservatives—and for very different reasons.
Nothing seemed to trouble or astonish the visitor, either about the food or the service.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
In thy anger thou wilt tread the earth under foot: in thy wrath thou wilt astonish the nations.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Blind faith in a religion, fanatical zeal for a religion, are too common to astonish us.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The members often astonish those who know them best by their responses to their opportunities.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
And without mere ado, he took up his favourite instrument, and prepared to astonish the company.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng