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synonyms for surprisal

  • Pearl Harbor
  • ambush
  • shock tactics
  • unforeseen attack
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How to use surprisal in a sentence

He that receives that traitor within his gates shall too late complain of surprisal.
NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
The tradition probably refers to an unsuccessful attempt at surprisal by their enemies.
TRADITIONS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, VOL. 1 (OF 3)JAMES ATHEARN JONES
He is so honourably merciful to women in surprisal, that only that makes him an excellent courtier.
CHARACTER WRITINGS OF THE 17TH CENTURYVARIOUS
Such, however, was the case, and it was attended with all the consequences of the most complete surprisal.
MINSTRELSY OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER, VOL. II (OF 3)WALTER SCOTT
To attempt the surprisal of this isolated post, thus strongly fortified, was a perilous enterprise.
THE STUDENT'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON; CONDENSED FROM THE LARGER WORK OF WASHINGTON IRVINGWASHINGTON IRVING
The surprisal of this was entrusted to Tarleton, who, with his dragoons was in Webster's advanced guard.
THE STUDENT'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON; CONDENSED FROM THE LARGER WORK OF WASHINGTON IRVINGWASHINGTON IRVING
Everything was to be conducted with secrecy and by the way of surprisal.
THE STUDENT'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON; CONDENSED FROM THE LARGER WORK OF WASHINGTON IRVINGWASHINGTON IRVING
Unless by surprisal and extreme despatch, there is clearly no hope!
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XX. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO SURPRISAL

  • Pearl Harbor
  • ambush
  • shock tactics
  • surprisal
  • unforeseen attack
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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