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Synonyms for astounding

Synonyms for astounding

Synonyms for astounding

bewildering or striking dumb with wonder

so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

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It was while this mysterious talk with the soldier still stirred in Bert Smallways' imagination that the most astounding incident in the whole of that dramatic chapter of human history, the coming of flying, occurred.
One reads of the astounding versatility of an actor who is stout and lean on the same evening, but what is he to the novelist who is a dozen persons within the hour?
It is an astounding thing to have to tell, but this man, though he knew about stocks and shares, had no real mastery of his tie.
A roar of approval went up from those of the other prisoners and the Sagoths who had witnessed the brief drama; not, as I later learned, because I had championed the girl, but for the neat and, to them, astounding method by which I had bested Hooja.
Presently, however, recognition dawned upon him and with it a realization of the astounding fact that Numa did not seem bent on devouring him--at least not immediately.
On the instant the old Chinaman was electrified into sudden and astounding action.
I thought that myself," was her next astounding statement, "but I wanted some one else's opinion to bolster mine up.
Here is an astounding and absolutely inexplicable murder, committed in a most dastardly fashion by a person who appears to have vanished from the face of the earth.
You're a sane man, too, Thomson," he muttered, "but it's the most astounding charge I've ever heard.
It's the most astounding conspiracy," Thomson replied.
China's awakening, with her four hundred millions and the scientific advance of the world, was frightfully astounding.
To my unutterable surprise, these words, harmless as they appeared to ME, produced the same astounding effect on Pesca which the sight of Pesca had produced on the Count.
He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.
We believe our internet broadcast capabilities will represent a major leap over what other internet broadcasters are capable of achieving today," explains Jack Robinson, President and sole stockholder of Astounding.
The take-rate of on-demand services is growing at an astounding pace, with billions of VOD views now delivered each year in North America alone.