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- Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 8, The China Governess:
- It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.
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astonished; confounded with fear, surprise or wonder
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