"amazing" 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!"
"amazing" in the adjective sense
1. amazing, astonishing
"she does an amazing amount of work"
"the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"
2. amazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing
inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
"New York is an amazing city"
"the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"
"the awesome complexity of the universe"
"this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville
"Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"
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