startling

[ stahrt-ling, stahr-tl-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF startling

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But this was not so startling as what it showed in the foreground.

Grace and a miracle had made the startling fact palpable and evident.

Now, without warning, a startling transformation was wrought.

At the dread word, a startling change was wrought in the girl.

This is a startling statement, but it is fully warranted by the facts.

The most startling—the most painful intelligence has just been conveyed to me.

Startling as this may now seem, I am confident the time will come when the project will be realised.'

But I came yesterday upon a yet more crude and startling example.

Suddenly, above the sound of the rain, there came a startling noise.

The announcement was so startling that the three chums could only look at one another.

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