Variant of amaze
- to fill with great surprise or sudden wonder; astonish
- Obsolete to bewilder
Origin: Middle English (only inch(es) past participle amased) ; from Old English āmasian: ; from ā-, a- plush base akin to Norwegian masast, to fall asleep, Swedish mos, sluggish, sleepy
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