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Definition of Astonish


  1. To stun; to render senseless, as by a blow.
  2. To strike with sudden fear, terror, or wonder; to amaze; to surprise greatly, as with something unaccountable; to confound with some sudden emotion or passion.

Astonish Quotations

Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain

Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
Orison Swett Marden

With an apple I will astonish Paris.
Paul Cezanne

The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists' discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
Milan Kundera
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Astonish Translations

astonish in Italian is sorprendere, stupirsi, sorprendere, stupire
astonish in Norwegian is forbause
astonish in Spanish is asombro, sorprender, asombrar

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