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Sentences with the noun amazement

16 examples:

Tom was paralyzed with amazement.

She looked stupefied in amazement.

He stood rooted to the spot in amazement.

They stared at her swimming suit in amazement.

One of her choice parlor tricks was to crack walnuts with her quadriceps, to the amazement of even the most seasoned bodybuilders.

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

So when Sedonah saw a video of him singing a Chinese song, she lit up with amazement.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

The amazement begins the moment the Harbour Air plane takes off from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

A shark and a crocodile went head-to-head on an Australian river as a boatload of tourists watched in amazement.
(NBC Weird News, )

South Africa back Johan Goosen has retired from rugby at the age of 24 to the amazement of his club Racing Metro.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Enner Valencia's 70mph missile for West Ham in their -2 draw with Hull City on Monday night left us all in amazement.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Though it was a long wait, it was well worth it. 'Planet Earth II' has gifted us all a new place to escape in amazement.
(Jordan Passman, Under 30 in Forbes - Business, )

The 2m-high Transit Elevated Bus took its inaugural test run in the streets of Hebei, much to the amazement of Chinese citizens.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Arctic sea ice reached a record winter low this year — the latest mark in a season that has left scientists gape-mouthed in amazement.
(Bob Weber in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

A professional dancer took to the floor at his wedding reception in Richmond, Virginia, to perform perfectly practised moves to a medley of hits while his new wife, a ballerina, watched in amazement.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

An ancient Egyptian statue appears to have started moving on its own, much to the amazement of scientists and museum curators.The statue of Neb-Senu, believed to date to 1800 B.C., is housed in the Manchester Museum in England — at least for now.
(NBC News Science, )

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51 examples:

To my amazement she came first.

He was in open-mouthed amazement.

To my amazement, it disappeared in an instant.

To his amazement, the door opened all by itself.

I blinked in amazement at the unexpected development.

She simply stared at me in amazement and went away without saying a word.

The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and science. He who knows it not and can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle.

Amazement awaits us at every corner.
(James Broughton)

Write in recollection and amazement for yourself.
(Jack Kerouac)

Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
(Christopher Fry)

I play a musical instrument a little, but only for my own amazement.
(Fred Allen)

Life is amazing: and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement.
(Edward Blishen)

The industry responded with a mix of amazement and outrage.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Then, to their amazement, his brain flickered back to life.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

To even less amazement, he will receive an enormous pay packet.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

This was a highlight of the trip, to be sure, but to my amazement, better things were just around the corner.
(Leon Logothetis in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Onlookers on safari in the Lower Zambezi National Park in Africa looked on in amazement as the scene unfolded.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Travelers along I-20 in South Carolina looked up in disbelief and amazement Saturday as white flakes fell from the sky.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The little black primate began to climb up my arm and look into my eyes with amazement as to what kind of monkey I was.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Some people watched Jean Claude Van Damme's epic split between two Volvo trucks and gawked in amazement at his flexibility.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Senior judges today expressed amazement after technology giant Apple said it would need two weeks to post a notice on its website.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

But much to their amazement, Donald Trump and the Bannon bunch keep running into this brick wall – it's called American democracy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The scenes which surrounded Serbia's abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier with Albania caused much shock and amazement to all those watching.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The footage shows a black 'UFO' gliding above a Malaysian village in the in Kuala Krai district as local villagers cry out in 'amazement'.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

To my amazement, most enterprise software followed this trend: functionally sufficient, but poorly designed and often times difficult to use.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The author of a Gothic horror story set in "menacing" Morecambe Bay has spoken of his amazement at winning a national award for his debut novel.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Joleon Lescott has expressed amazement after Manchester City team-mate Matija Nastasic was not nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year prize.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A U.S. official expressed amazement at how deeply detested Canada's Conservative government was by some employees of the Foreign Affairs Department.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Jurgen Klopp has expressed his amazement about Liverpool being given a high noon kick-off in Swansea on Sunday after a Thursday night game in Spain.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

During a visit to FantaSea in Phuket, Blue came face-to-face with a tiger cub and looked on in amazement as the creature was fed right in front of her.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Family members of the main complainant in Rolf Harris's child sex trial have told of their amazement and devastation at learning of his alleged assaults.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Hundreds of people watched in amazement as the Shard, Europe’s tallest building, was repeatedly struck by lightning during a storm in London on Thursday.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura watched Jered Weaver with a unique mix of amazement, bewilderment, and resentment Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

A new video tease even shows a bunch of talking heads gawking in amazement at the unseen gadget, with Amazon’ CEO Jeff Bezos promising to reveal all on 18 June.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Amidst the euphoria and amazement at Leicester City's English Premier League victory, something significant about its achievement is in danger of being forgotten.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Much to the amazement and probable annoyance of the long-form purists, one of the side effects of the game’s shortest format has been the renaissance of the spinner.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

The Internet giant first unveiled its Prime-branded drone delivery program in late 2013 -- much to the simultaneous amazement and cautious fear of consumers everywhere.
(ZDNet US, )

Residents on Shore Street, Inverness have described their amazement about these restrictions placed on a quiet dead end in Scotland to stop motorists parking in a 2ft gap.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Tourists looked on in amazement as the hungry polar bear growled, bashed against the wire fence and stood on its hind legs at a snowy camp near Churchill, in Canada's Arctic.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Wright also expressed amazement that his old club would sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea amid reports the England international could be on his way to Stamford Bridge.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Stuart Broad celebrated with a look of sheer amazement etched across his face after Ben Stokes flung himself to his right and dismissed Adam Voges with an incredible one-handed catch.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Italian photographer, Alberto Ghizzi Panizza, looked on in amazement as polar bears traded blows on the icy lands near Wapusk National Park in Manibota, Canada - and captured the moment.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Belgian PE teacher Vincent Michel described his amazement at coming across the rusting vehicles that had lain undiscovered in the quarry in central France for 70 years since the outbreak of WWII.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Kurit Afsheen, 34, was taking pictures of the frog near his home in Jakarta, Indonesia, when he watched in amazement as a butterfly landed at the top of it's back, making it look as if it has wings.
(Daily Mail - News, )

To my utter amazement Harvard Professor Sam Huntington made a prediction that day in 1993 that there was a clash coming between the US and other Western democracies against the rising up of Muslim nations.
(Forbes - Business, )

The new World of Color at Disney California Adventure dials back the spectacle a few notches in favor of storytelling with a water show that still delivers plenty of wonder and amazement on a massive stage.
(Brady MacDonald in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Of all the reactions Russell Wilson triggered under the lights — from disbelief, to amazement, to "No way he actually did that" — the most meaningful came from the team he tormented for more than three hours.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

So she has looked on in some amazement as two of her disciples have used social media to begin to shatter this taboo, turning a subject that men were once too embarrassed to discuss into a source of gentle banter.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

It seems safe to say that when the U.S. Supreme Court heard Barnes v. Glen Theatre in 1991, it couldn't have foreseen the rampant hilarity, intellectual heft and kinetic amazement of "Arguendo," now at REDCAT through Sunday.
(David C. Nichols in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Windsor Public Library patrons reacted with shock and disgust to the revelation that a webcam girl has used library facilities for live sex shows — but also amazement that she could pull it off for months without anyone realizing.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

It’s a source of continuing amazement that Jerry Lee Lewis, of all people, has turned out to be the last man standing out of the original batch of early rock greats that emerged from Sam Phillips’ Sun Records label in Memphis, Tenn.
(Randy Lewis in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

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