amaze (v.) Old form(s): amaz'd
appal, overwhelm, terrify
1H6 IV.vii.84[Lucy to all, of Talbot] Were but his picture left amongst you here, / It would amaze the proudest of you all
JC I.ii.128[Cassius to Brutus] it doth amaze me / A man of such a feeble temper should / So get the start of the majestic world
MM V.i.377[Escalus to Duke, of Angelo] I am more amazed at his dishonour / Than at the strangeness of it
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