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As surprising as any of them is the story of just how WD-40 came to be, and how it became a staple in garages across America.

It’s even less surprising in the case of Audi’s new e-tron sedan, which draws heavily on tech and designs from the speedy Porsche Taycan.

So it’s not surprising that humans are encountering these animals within city limits more and more.

Given how many different silos exist organizationally at agencies, it isn’t surprising that synthesizing all of the data that exists and reporting on it is hugely labor-intensive.

This is especially striking, though hardly surprising, in the case of Priebus, Mr. Outreach.

And yet as Robert Ward discovered, Marvin—for all of his larger-than-life machismo—was surprising in real life.

She was not wearing hejab but more surprising that that, is married to an Englishman.

This was very blunt and surprising to hear from any official in charge of an aviation disaster.

That gross abuse should be among the products of such all-prior-bets-are-off decision making is hardly surprising.

It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.

This is given in the next few pages, and it will be found to be easy of comprehension and interesting to a surprising degree.

The guests relished it greatly and Alila's father was praised very much for surprising them with this dainty.

And yet there still remains a superstitious belief in prayer, and most surprising are some of its manifestations.

Still, though he had committed great faults, he had shown a surprising ability in extricating himself from their consequences.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surprising, such as: amazing, astonishing, extraordinary, remarkable, shocking, and startling.

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