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It’s astonishing we’re still at this point, given the progress we’ve made in every other area of physics.

Her accomplishments are astonishing, and we probably don’t know about most of the products she worked on.

That’s because the polar ice caps are melting at astonishing speed due to climate change, potentially opening up sea routes that used to be unnavigable for much of the year.

From Quartz

To be clear, Jeffrey Katzenberg’s streaming service has been an astonishing flop.

From Digiday

Behind all this is the astonishing, baffling breadth of what sleep does for the body.

After Rosemary offers me some tea, I sit down on the couch with Downey Sr. to discuss his astonishing life, and career.

It was astonishing yesterday that he pinned the blame for the attacks on Mahmoud Abbas, the Fatah leader.

Along with contorting, she also performs an astonishing balancing act.

Lepore has an astonishing story and tells it extremely well.

The most astonishing came from Ron and Mavis Pirola, a middle-aged Australian couple who have been together for 57 years.

Really, he had made astonishing speed for one who had tunnelled his way underp.

It is astonishing how much petting a big boy of ten can endure when he is quite sure that there is no one to laugh at him.

Bonaparte passed mount St. Bernard, among the Alps, after astonishing efforts.

Certainly some of the uses to which this mineral is now being put are sufficiently astonishing.

Considering that Maude did not profess to love her husband very much, it was astonishing how keenly she felt this.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to astonishing, such as: amazing, astounding, bewildering, breathtaking, extraordinary, and impressive.

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