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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 amaze /əˈmez/
 (vt.)使驚奇,使驚愕

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·maze v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amazed p. pr. & vb. n. Amazing.]
 1. To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze. [Obs.]
    A labyrinth to amaze his foes.   --Shak.
 2. To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly. Amazing Europe with her wit.”
    And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the son of David?   --Matt. xii. 23.
 Syn: -- To astonish; astound; confound; bewilder; perplex; surprise.
 Usage: -- Amaze, Astonish. Amazement includes the notion of bewilderment of difficulty accompanied by surprise. It expresses a state in which one does not know what to do, or to say, or to think. Hence we are amazed at what we can not in the least account for. Astonishment also implies surprise. It expresses a state in which one is stunned by the vastness or greatness of something, or struck with some degree of horror, as when one is overpowered by thenormity of an act, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·maze, v. t. Bewilderment, arising from fear, surprise, or wonder; amazement. [Chiefly poetic]
 The wild, bewildered
 Of one to stone converted by amaze.   --Byron.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·maze, v. i. To be astounded. [Archaic]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 amaze
      v 1: affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages
           amazes me!" [syn: astonish, astound]
      2: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
         don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This
         question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
          get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder,
          flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound]