amaze (v.) Old form(s): amasde , amaz'd
confuse, perplex, bewilder
AYL I.ii.102[Le Beau to Rosalind and Celia] You amaze me, ladies
Ham I.ii.236[Horatio to Hamlet, of the Ghost] It would have much amazed you [or: sense 2]
Ham II.ii.562[Hamlet alone] and amaze indeed / The very faculties of eyes and ears
KJ IV.iii.140[Bastard to Hubert] I am amazed, methinks, and lose my way / Among the thorns and dangers of this world
MW V.v.212[Fenton to Mistress Page, of Anne] You do amaze her
R2 V.ii.85[Duchess of York to Aumerle] Poor boy, thou art amazed
R2 V.iii.23[stage direction] Enter Aumerle, amazed
TS IV.v.54[Vincentio to and of Katherina] That with your strange encounter much amazed me
Ven.684[Venus to Adonis, of the hunted hare] The many musits through the which he goes / Are like a labyrinth to amaze his foes
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