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catches offguard

  • as insurprise
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Synonyms for catches offguard

verb sneak up on; catch
  • startle
  • ambush
  • bushwhack
  • capture
  • discover
  • grab
  • grasp
  • nab
  • seize
  • take
  • waylay
  • burst in on
  • catch in the act
  • catch off-balance
  • catch off-guard
  • catch red-handed
  • catch unawares
  • come down on
  • drop in on
  • lay for
  • lie in wait
  • spring on
  • take by surprise

Antonyms for catches offguard

  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • misunderstand
  • offer
  • release
  • expect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.