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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - So remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm.

Usage examples (37)
  • Sydney's startling new Opera House
  • After Mount Holly Elementary School opened in August, Rock Hill school district parents with children at nearby Oakdale Elementary noticed what they call a startling change.
  • Nearly as startling is their Slinky-like flexibility.
  • Invisible till this moment, it now looms out all at once in startling proximity. for more
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