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See definition of take breath away on Dictionary.com
  • as instagger
  • as instun/stupefy

synonyms for take breath away

  • amaze
  • astonish
  • devastate
  • dumbfound
  • overwhelm
  • paralyze
  • puzzle
  • shake
  • shatter
  • startle
  • stun
  • boggle
  • confound
  • consternate
  • flabbergast
  • floor
  • nonplus
  • overpower
  • perplex
  • stump
  • stupefy
  • surprise
  • bowl over
  • give a shock
  • strike dumb
  • take aback
  • throw off balance
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antonyms for take breath away

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  • calm
  • expect
  • explain
  • help
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • expect
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How to use take breath away in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TAKE BREATH AWAY

  • amaze
  • astonish
  • boggle
  • bowl over
  • confound
  • consternate
  • devastate
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • floor
  • give a shock
  • nonplus
  • overpower
  • overwhelm
  • paralyze
  • perplex
  • puzzle
  • shake
  • shatter
  • startle
  • strike dumb
  • stump
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • surprise
  • take aback
  • take breath away
  • throw off balance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.