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synonyms for astound

  • astonish
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • confuse
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • overwhelm
  • shock
  • stagger
  • startle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • surprise
  • daze
  • blow away
  • bowl over
  • knock over with feather
  • take aback
See also synonyms for: astounded / astounding / astoundment / astounds

antonyms for astound

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • expect
  • explain
  • bore
  • dull
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How to use astound in a sentence

After this he went on to become one of the world’s greatest warriors and the founder of an empire whose progressiveness, reach, and might would astound poets, writers, travelers, historians, and archaeologists for centuries to come.
AFRICA’S POST-COVID ECONOMIC RECOVERY WILL BE AN UPHILL BATTLECIKU KIMERIAAUGUST 2, 2021QUARTZ
The fact that they’re not applying that retroactively to people who’ve already been sentenced astounds me.
“PROGRESSIVE PROSECUTORS” ARE WORKING WITHIN THE SYSTEM TO CHANGE IT. HOW IS THAT GOING?JAMIL SMITHJULY 30, 2021VOX
Imaginative and inspired, Spirited Away immerses the viewer in a fantastical world that at once astounds and alarms.
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Our planet was very different 100,000 years ago, and if we could survey that time, we would be astounded by the human diversity across its surface.
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While the Switch doesn’t push polygons like its competitors, it still manages to use innovative design choices to present graphic art that can astound, immerse, and enthrall.
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In the first years of his frolicking life he loved also to astound Rome, and succeeded a number of times.
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Yet she was a rare enough exception to astound my abstracted mind.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
You rather astound me with respect to value of grounds of generalisation in the morphology of plants.
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In it there appeared volunteer troops to astound seasoned veterans by their dash and discipline.
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Master Mather is to bring his feathers to show the Governor, and to astound the Governor's skeptical wife.
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTOUND

  • affect
  • alarm
  • astonish
  • astound
  • bewilder
  • blow away
  • blow one's mind
  • bowl over
  • daze
  • dumbfound
  • electrify
  • flabbergast
  • impress
  • move
  • perplex
  • put one away
  • shock
  • stagger
  • startle
  • strike
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • touch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.