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Nothing seemed to trouble or astonish the visitor, either about the food or the service.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
In thy anger thou wilt tread the earth under foot: in thy wrath thou wilt astonish the nations.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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 CITYLILLIAN 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 TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
He chuckled to think of how he would astonish Cap Pike with the story when he got back.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
A thing that will astonish all the world, we may hope; and where the King and Prince of Prussia are to attend as chief guests.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
How that may have gone, since the Treaty of Seville broke out to astonish mankind,—will be unsafe to talk about.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
She was very fond of display, and wishing to astonish the "country girl" with her silks and satins, came rustling into the parlor.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
She is a wonderful woman, and, if in the mood, will astonish you.'
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTONISH

  • affright
  • agitate
  • alarm
  • amaze
  • astonish
  • astound
  • awe
  • bolt
  • consternate
  • floor
  • fright
  • give a turn
  • jump
  • make jump
  • rock
  • scare
  • scare to death
  • shake up
  • shock
  • spook
  • spring
  • spring something on
  • stagger
  • start
  • stun
  • take aback
  • terrify
  • terrorize
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