surprise

[ ser-prahyz, suh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF surprise

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"Certainly, Robert," was the reply, but the lawyer's manner showed some surprise.

Halbert's first emotion was surprise, his second was gratification.

My reason for concealment was, that I might surprise you at the end of this voyage.

The lawyer listened with surprise to the story Robert had to tell.

But to his surprise he found that Mrs. Rushton was inclined to regard it favorably.

He left her studying the card with a curious little flash of surprise.

He left me at that time, and to my surprise did not return to the ship.

They stopped short in surprise at the sight of Robert and Bates.

There was one difference, however, between the surprise felt by the two.

I have a letter from Elfreda which I've been keeping as a surprise.

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