\ɐstˈɒnɪɪŋ], \ɐstˈɒnɪɪŋ], \ɐ_s_t_ˈɒ_n_ɪ__ɪ_ŋ]\
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filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock; "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation"; "I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"; "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing"; "stood in stunned silence"; "stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses"
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By Noah Webster.
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- The malarial gametocyte or any similar form in other protozoa. threadlike body, cast off from male element of malarial parasite, which fertilizes the female element.