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  • 181maze — [13] Maze was originally a verb (now obsolete) meaning ‘daze’, which arose by shortening of amaze. When it was first used as a noun it meant ‘delusion, delirium’, and it was not until the late 14th century that it began to be used for a… …

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  • 182surprise — [sər prīz′, sə prīz′] vt. surprised, surprising [ME surprysen < OFr surpris, pp. of sorprendre, to surprise, take napping < sur (see SUR 1) + prendre, to take (see PRIZE2)] 1. to come upon suddenly or unexpectedly; take unawares 2. to at …

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  • 183curl one's hair — {v. phr.}, {slang} To shock; frighten; horrify; amaze. * /Wait till you read what it says about you this ll curl your hair./ * /The movie about monsters from another planet curled his hair./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 184curl one's hair — {v. phr.}, {slang} To shock; frighten; horrify; amaze. * /Wait till you read what it says about you this ll curl your hair./ * /The movie about monsters from another planet curled his hair./ …

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  • 185Awhape — A*whape , v. t. [Cf. whap blow.] To confound; to terrify; to amaze. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 186Drawing-room — Draw ing room , n. [Abbrev. fr. withdraw ing room.] 1. A room appropriated for the reception of company; a room to which company withdraws from the dining room. [1913 Webster] 2. The company assembled in such a room; also, a reception of company… …

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  • 187Drawing-room car — Drawing room Draw ing room , n. [Abbrev. fr. withdraw ing room.] 1. A room appropriated for the reception of company; a room to which company withdraws from the dining room. [1913 Webster] 2. The company assembled in such a room; also, a… …

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  • 188dumbfound — v. same as {dumfound}. Syn: confuse, perplex, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, puzzle, mystify, baffle, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, stupify, nonplus, gravel, amaze, trounce, confound, be confusing to, make confused. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 189Maze — Maze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mazing}.] To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to amaze. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 190Mazed — Maze Maze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mazing}.] To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to amaze. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 191Mazing — Maze Maze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mazing}.] To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to amaze. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 192Sturdier — Sturdy Stur dy, a. [Compar. {Sturdier}; superl. {Sturdiest}.] [OE. sturdi inconsiderable, OF. estourdi stunned, giddy, thoughtless, rash, F. [ e]tourdi, p. p. of OF. estourdir to stun, to render giddy, to amaze, F. [ e]tourdir; of uncertain… …

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  • 193Sturdiest — Sturdy Stur dy, a. [Compar. {Sturdier}; superl. {Sturdiest}.] [OE. sturdi inconsiderable, OF. estourdi stunned, giddy, thoughtless, rash, F. [ e]tourdi, p. p. of OF. estourdir to stun, to render giddy, to amaze, F. [ e]tourdir; of uncertain… …

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  • 194Sturdy — Stur dy, a. [Compar. {Sturdier}; superl. {Sturdiest}.] [OE. sturdi inconsiderable, OF. estourdi stunned, giddy, thoughtless, rash, F. [ e]tourdi, p. p. of OF. estourdir to stun, to render giddy, to amaze, F. [ e]tourdir; of uncertain origin. The… …

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  • 195knock for a loop — phrasal 1. a. overcome < knocked my opponent for a loop > b. demolish < knocked our idea for a loop > 2. dumbfound, amaze < the news knocked them for a loop > …

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  • 196knock one's socks off — phrasal to overwhelm or amaze one < a performance that will knock your socks off > …

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  • 197amazedly — adverb see amaze I …

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  • 198Maze — Not to be confused with Maize. For other uses, see Maze (disambiguation). Part of a series on Puzzles …

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  • 199Orangutan — This article is about the primate. For other uses, see Orangutan (disambiguation). Orangutans[1] …

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  • 200Parallax — For other uses, see Parallax (disambiguation). A simplified illustration of the parallax of an object against a distant background due to a perspective shift. When viewed from Viewpoint A , the object appears to be in front of the blue square.&#8230; …

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