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v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es
1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.
2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
To cause great wonder or astonishment: a sight that amazes.
[From Middle English masen, to bewilder, and from amased, bewildered (from Old English āmasod), both from Old English āmasian, to bewilder : ā-, intensive pref. + *masian, to confuse.]
a·maz′ed·ly (ə-mā′zĭd-lē) adv.
the quality of being amazed