Thesaurus / startled
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The form of expression was so crude that once more Barbara was startled.

The Dust FlowerBasil King

The mother was startled by the words, for she thought herself alone when she uttered the wish.

In Story-landElizabeth Harrison

The monkey was so startled at the cry that he fell upon the sharp bamboo and was killed.

Philippine Folk TalesMabel Cook Cole

Wetherell thought he heard him muttering, "No, no," and then he was startled by another voice in his ear.

Coniston, CompleteWinston Churchill

On looking closely at the still silent lady on the sofa, he was startled at recognising a dress with which he was well acquainted.

Then the full force of Miriam's words dawning on her she looked at her friend in a startled way.

McPherson had startled Johnston in his fancied security, but had not done the full measure of his work.

The noise I made unlocking my own must have startled her, for all was perfectly quiet when I got there.

A Strange DisappearanceAnna Katharine Green

She had not seen the boy for two months, and the change in him startled her.

KMary Roberts Rinehart

Alice, too, was startled and a little bit afraid, but a moment later there came a cheerful hail.

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