amazement


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Synonyms for amazement

Synonyms for amazement

the emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring or astounding

Synonyms for amazement

the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

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Now, when I saw Joe open his blue eyes and roll them all round the kitchen in helpless amazement, I was overtaken by penitence; but only as regarded him - not in the least as regarded the other two.
"What are you telling of, Pip?" cried Joe, falling back in the greatest amazement. "You don't mean to say it's--"
Anger, amazement, consternation, and indecision swept over it in turn.
He took a good look at us all, and then to my amazement he advanced to me and handed me a bundle of paper.
Inspector MacDonald had been staring at the newcomer with the greatest amazement. "Well, this fairly beats me!" he cried at last.
With amazement did his eagle and serpent gaze upon him: for a coming bliss overspread his countenance like the rosy dawn.
They had established themselves (by way of completing my amazement) in the little room which had been once assigned to me for a studio, when I was employed on Mr.
Next morning when the King awoke, and looked out of his window, to his amazement he beheld a magnificent castle, just opposite his own palace, and joined to it a bridge of pure crystal.
the following morning, when the King awoke and looked out of his window he beheld to his amazement that the palace, bridge, church, and trees had all vanished, and there was nothing in their place but a bare, miserable-looking hut.
But suddenly they started forward in a rigid, fixed stare, and his lips parted in amazement. At the same instant Lestrade gave a yell of terror and threw himself face downward upon the ground.
The front door was open, so we rushed in and hurried from room to room to the amazement of a doddering old manservant, who met us in the passage.
Walking on tiptoe round the bushes, he stood in amazement to see two men bounding about on their heads, while they played, the one a viol and the other a pipe, as merrily and as truly as though they were seated in a choir.
The rest he handed to his comrade, who drank the wine, and then, to the clerk's increasing amazement, made a show of swallowing the bottle, with such skill that Alleyne seemed to see it vanish down his throat.
Tupman, was all amazement and indignation; 'we are perfect strangers in this town.
Jinks looked at the magistrate; the officers looked at each other in amazement. Mr.