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One woman dying on his floor, another rotting in a suitcase: An alleged killer stuns the financial community in Hong Kong.

And the male cop stuns Lollie with his taser, right in front of the man's children.

Prince Harry stuns the nation by NOT shaving off his polar beard for Christmas with the Queen.

Yet a moment like this seems so overblown, so grandiloquent, and so self-consciously heroic that it simply stuns me.

Megan takes Sally shopping for a dress, and she stuns everyone by appearing in a short dress, gogo boots, and lots of makeup.

There is a tapping, as of a woodpecker with delirium tremens, which at once stuns and electrifies the ear.

Soon he is obliged to make a discovery that stuns him: that medicine is incapable of curing many evils.

A smart blow with a club stuns them, and a wound does the rest.

They smashed up the clock and cut up the bedsteads; and, in fact, ruin stares us in the face, and doleful complaint stuns the ear.

If one blow only stuns the prey, and it falls, the leopard just starts eating the throat, which of course kills the prey.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stuns, such as: astonish, astound, bemuse, bewilder, bowl over, and confound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.