Thesaurus / astonishment

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A glance at my watch showed me, to my astonishment, that was tea-time.

Nay”—as the youth looked up in astonishment—“nay, answer me not, for I know what thou wouldst have.

Klootz, to his astonishment, now found himself in a large entrenched camp, where the Dervishes were living in perfect safety.

Mr. Hearty gazed at the man, his eyes dilated in astonishment.

Adventures of BindleHerbert George Jenkins

At the first shock came Ibn's two thousand warriors from their concealment, and the invaders fell back in astonishment.

The countess fell back a step, and stared at the abbé, her face all astonishment.

A gasp of astonishment came to her as she sensed the words that were being spoken rapidly.

Glory and the Other GirlAnnie Hamilton Donnell

Staring back through the mahogany banisters her face looked fairly striped with astonishment.

Rainy WeekEleanor Hallowell Abbott

I will not attempt to describe my astonishment in reading the note this moment received from you.

Lady SusanJane Austen

When he does so I notice to my astonishment a remarkable improvement in his respiration and his walking.

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