Astonish : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Verb )

His escape from the fire accident astonished all of us.


1. Surprise

2. Amaze

3. Astound

4. Startle

5. Confound

Contextual Examples:

The final reversal in election fortunes surprised the masses.

People stood amazed at the feat of the jugglers.

Victory of the Indian team over the Pakistan team in the World Cup Cricket astounded the whole world.

The deviations in the Pyramids of Egypt startled the intellectuals.


1. Forewarn

2. Caution

3. Warn

4. Threaten

Contextual Examples:

The Doctor forewarned the parents of the sick child against optimism about quick recovery.

The Government cautioned the Police against complacence.

Let me warn you about your health, so that you may take care to improve your diet.

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