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.