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SURPRISES Downton Abbey You've got to be kidding me with this one.

Beyoncé and Sam Smith lead the 2015 Grammy nominations, but Meghan Trainor and Miley Cyrus are the biggest surprises.

Lady eventually does engage in a street fight, and loses, which surprises and horrifies Mariame and the gang.

“You need to stretch kids slightly outside their comfort zones, but never have surprises,” she said.

It always surprises you to hear the Arabic pronunciation of words that have entered American parlance.

It was a process replete with surprises, with revelations, with new understanding of nature itself as seen through the alien eyes.

Spain is a country of surprises and of contradictions; even her own people seem unable to predict what may happen on the morrow.

Such firmness of will on Florence's part surprises me very much; it accords so little with her habitual indolence.

Surprises, pursuits, gallant stands, fearful massacres follow.

It was apt to be when he felt as if he had exhausted surprises that he really received his greatest shocks.


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On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surprises, such as: bewilderment, consternation, revelation, shock, jolt, and miracle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.