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astonishing

uh sto ni shing

  • v  affect with wonder
  • s  surprising greatly
    the dog was capable of astonishing tricks
  • s  so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
    such an enormous response was astonishing

  • Set in Depression-era America, this astonishing exercise in Magic Realism is both an arresting spin on romantic comedy conventions and a light, lovely meditation on the cost of .
  • And the haul was astonishing: more than $1.
  • It was an astonishing act of bravery and selflessness, and the fact that he was so matter-of-fact about it made it even more so.
News & Articles

  • Seniors news
    SIM members will be taking a tour of this amazing underwater world. Prepare for astonishing close views of starfish, seahorses, stingrays and more. Meet at the Senior Center at 9:45. The bus will leave at 10 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. The cost is $12 per person.
    June 12, 2013 - Flower Mound Leader
  • Column ignores South’s racist past
    I was interested to read the article by David Richardson in the Opinion section of your June 5 edition. It was interesting that you chose to publish Mr. Richardson’s thoughts that show an astonishing ignorance of the Jim Crow South. Of course, Mr. Richardson is entitled to his opinion, but he is not entitled to manufacturing his own facts. read more
    June 11, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen
  • Shrinking the World: East Valley engineer enlisting student help to construct 40-story replica of earth, to be placed ...
    Piece by piece, the world is becoming a little smaller — about 100,000 times smaller. But, in this case, small is actually quite big — as in 40 stories tall, and with astonishing detail.
    June 11, 2013 - Maricopa Monitor
Quotes

  • Edward Leigh in Times Online
    It is now clear that the estimated cost at the time of the bid was entirely unrealistic,Edward Leigh, the chairman of the committee, said. "Despite the astonishing increase in the level of public funding the department did not specify in...
  • Henry Waxman in Christian Science Monitor
    BP's corporate complacency is astonishing,said Rep. Henry Waxman (D) of California, who chairs the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  • Jerome Corsi in WBT
    Corsi writes for World Net Daily, a conservative Web site whose lead headline Thursday was "Astonishing photo claims: Dead Bigfoot stored on ice."

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