astonish

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Verb[change]

Plain form
astonish

Third-person singular
astonishes

Past tense
astonished

Past participle
astonished

Present participle
astonishing

  1. If something or someone astonishes you, they surprise you deeply.
    The change astonished me.
    It astonished him that they felt they could not die.
    What astonishes me is that there are people who believe this stuff.

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