astound astound  /ə ˈstaʊnd/

Definition(s):

  • (v) affect with wonder

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The only outside visitors are gypsies, who astound the residents with magnets, false teeth, telescopes, ice and a flying carpet.
  2. Mars Pathfinder continues to astound scientists with a stream of exciting data.
  3. The genius of Obama never fails to astound me.

News

  • Public meetings

    The City Council is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the council chamber of the Civic Center. Council meetings are televised live on Comcast Channel 28, Astound Channel 29, AT&T U-verse Channel 99 and the city website at www.cityofconcord.org . 925-671-3158.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Concord Transcript

Quotes

  1. "He just continues to astound with some of the things he does, some of the things that bring people to the football," Williams said. "Everyone underestimates what he does for our club, he's a brilliant team player and certainly tries hard for...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Mark Williams Source: The Age

  2. "The arrogance of the FAA continues to astound me," Shays said in a statement. "They have been completely unresponsive to our communities' concerns and the impact this redesign will have on the area. While we all want safe and efficient...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Chris Shays Source: Greenwich Time

  3. Commenting on Jackman, Luhrmann said: "He just continues to astound in terms of his range, whether it's 'Boy from Oz' or 'Wolverine'. He's always been a leading man, but he is moving toward being an iconic leading man, which is perfect for the story...
    on Jun 7, 2006 By: Baz Luhrmann Source: RTE.ie

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