Thesaurus / astound
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
In the first years of his frolicking life he loved also to astound Rome, and succeeded a number of times.
LET US FOLLOW HIMHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
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.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
In it there appeared volunteer troops to astound seasoned veterans by their dash and discipline.
GENERALS OF THE BRITISH ARMYFRANCIS DODD
Master Mather is to bring his feathers to show the Governor, and to astound the Governor's skeptical wife.
Nothing has happened in our house to astound me more than the angry passions it kindled in two of our friends who are clergymen.
OUR HOUSEELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
His idea was either to be stretched on the battlefield in his first encounter, or to astound the world by his bravery.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSEVICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ
In the architecture and embellishments of the chamber, the evident design had been to dazzle and astound.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
But a game in which he tried only to astound himself, with swift, dizzy miracles of magnetic movement.
MASTER OF THE MOONDOGSTANLEY MULLEN
Truly, poor Goliba had spoken the truth when he had promised that what we should witness would astound us.
THE GREAT WHITE QUEENWILLIAM LE QUEUX
WORDS RELATED TO ASTOUND
- chill to the bone
- curdle the blood
- make blood run cold
- make teeth chatter
- scare away
- scare off
- scare the daylights out of
- scare to death
- strike terror into
- bowl over
- give a turn
- hit like ton of bricks
- knock out
- shake up
- throw a curve
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