(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue: bemuse, benumb, daze, stun, stupefy. Chiefly Regional: maze. See AWARENESS.

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  • bedaze — e*daze v. to cause to be senseless, groggy, or dizzy; cause to lose ability to respond normally; desensitize. Syn: stun, daze. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedaze — verb overcome as with astonishment or disbelief The news stunned her • Syn: ↑stun, ↑daze • Derivationally related forms: ↑daze (for: ↑daze), ↑stunner ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedaze — verb To cause to become dazed. On his first trip to the circus he was bedazed by the myriad colours sounds and smells …   Wiktionary

  • bedaze — be·daze …   English syllables

  • KO — Synonyms and related words: Cadmean victory, Pyrrhic victory, anesthetize, ascendancy, bedaze, benumb, besot, blackout, blunt, call off, cancel, catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, championship, chloroform, clincher, coldcock, coma, complete,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amaze — Synonyms and related words: addle, admiration, affect, amazement, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, baffle, bamboozle, beat, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, buffalo, confound, confoundment, daze, dazzle, dumbfound,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anesthetize — Synonyms and related words: KO, abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, bedaze, benumb, besot, blunt, chloroform, coldcock, cushion, deaden, deaden the pain, desensitize, diminish, dope, drug, dull, ease, ease matters, entrance, etherize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • astonish — Synonyms and related words: affright, alarm, amaze, ambush, astound, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, bushwhack, catch off guard, catch unawares, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, confound, daze,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • astound — Synonyms and related words: abash, amaze, appall, astonish, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, confound, daze, dazzle, discomfit, disconcert, dismay, dumbfound, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, overwhelm,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • awe — Synonyms and related words: abject fear, admiration, adoration, affright, alarm, amaze, amazement, apotheosis, appall, appreciation, approbation, approval, astonish, astonishment, astound, astoundment, awestrike, be widely reputed, bedaze,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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