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by surprise

see definition of by surprise
  • as inshort
  • as inunawares
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Synonyms for by surprise

adv abruptly
  • suddenly
  • unawares
  • aback
  • by surprise
  • forthwith
  • sudden
  • unanticipatedly
  • unaware
  • unexpectedly
  • without delay
  • without hesitation
  • without warning

Antonyms for by surprise

  • long
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.