amaze amaze  /ə ˈmeɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) affect with wonder
  2. (v) be a mystery or bewildering to

Usage(s):

  1. It never ceased to amaze new acquaintances: I grew up just one block from the television legend.
  2. In Return, the giant trolls, four-tusked elephants and flying, screeching serpents of Mordor will amaze adults and may startle small children.
  3. Regardless of the outcome, the whole thing does not fail to amaze me.

News

  1. Former football player battles back from catastrophic injury

    Thursday, June 13 th , 2013 Issue 24, Volume 17. Doctors didn’t think former high school football player Luke Vogt would recover from a tragic accident two years ago, but the 25-year-old has continued to amaze medical professionals.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Fallbrook Village News

  2. Name-Calling

    It never ceases to amaze me when I see or hear people resort to personal attacks and name-calling when they don't agree with someone's opinions or beliefs.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Santa Barbara Independent

  3. Bouncer Flies High at McWineBar Vino Volo

    Food-and-drink franchises at airports amaze me. Where else (except for the movies) will I gladly fork over ridiculous sums of money for a soft pretzel and a soda? I seem to have no problem buying a sub-par $18 lunch from a kid in a company baseball hat and a name tag. The rental fees these places...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

Quotes

  1. "It never ceases to amaze me, the PGA Tour," Perry said. "There are tournaments where I'll shoot 6 or 7 under and that's as good as I can play and the winner is 21 under and I'm thinking, 'How did they do that? Did they quit after 15 or...
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Kenny Perry Source: Centre Daily Times

  2. "The kids never cease to amaze us," Trebek said.
    on May 21, 2008 By: Alex Trebek Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He never ceases to amaze me," Randolph said. "He's one of those players, with everything he does we just look at each other and say wow."
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Willie Randolph Source: USA Today

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