amaze (verb) past tense: amazed LISTEN
Amaze means ‘to overwhelm with surprise or wonder.’
- Steve was amazed every time he saw the sun rise over the mountain.
- You amaze me with your intelligence.
- The magician's tricks amazed the children.
The expression, never cease to amaze, is a way to emphasize that something is amazing. Example: “My grandson’s intelligence never ceases to amaze me.” “You never cease to amaze me.”
amazing: causing astonishment, wonder or admiration. Example: “What an amazing view!”
In pop culture
Watch Aerosmith’s video of their song “Amazing.”
And now for something completely different, listen to Aretha Franklin sing “Amazing Grace.”