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synonyms for astounds

  • astonish
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • confuse
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • overwhelm
  • shock
  • stagger
  • startle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • surprise
  • daze
  • blow away
  • bowl over
  • knock over with feather
  • take aback
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antonyms for astounds

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

It astounds me to think how I forgot Margaret, forgot my work, forgot everything but that we two were parted.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Genius is ever regarded as folly till it astounds the world.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
The audacity, the unparalleled insolence, the unheard-of irregularity of the whole proceeding astounds me!
THE REBELLION OF MARGARETGERALDINE MOCKLER
The result is a performance of a finished beauty which not only astounds Easterners, but surprises Europeans.
THE NATIVE SONINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
The embodiment lacked incessant fiery expedition—the explosive, meteoric quality that astounds and dazzles.
SHADOWS OF THE STAGEWILLIAM WINTER
What always astounds me, dear, is that though you invariably read the Standard you always talk like the Family Herald!
MRS. CRADDOCKW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Her progress of impudent imposture at Canterbury is more than surprising—it astounds the inquirer.
THE INGOLDSBY COUNTRYCHARLES G. (CHARLES GEORGE) HARPER
In its atoms I discover an intensity of energy which charms and astounds me.
THE INSECTJULES MICHELET
Then she astounds the news-agent by adding, "I had forgotten that it was burnt."
MISS DIVIDENDSARCHIBALD CLAVERING GUNTER
I see why he has written this to me—this confession which astounds me.
THE SIGN OF SILENCEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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