"amazes" in the verb sense
1. amaze, astonish, astound
affect with wonder
"Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"
2. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"
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