Astonish : Synonyms and Antonyms





Astonish


( Verb )


His escape from the fire accident
astonished all of us.


Synonyms:

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.



Antonyms:

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.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.





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