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synonyms for surprising

  • amazing
  • astonishing
  • extraordinary
  • remarkable
  • shocking
  • startling
  • stunning
  • sudden
  • unanticipated
  • unforeseen
  • unpredictable
  • wonderful
  • chance
  • electrifying
  • accidental
  • fortuitous
  • from left field
  • impulsive
  • out of the blue
  • unpredicted
  • without warning
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antonyms for surprising

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  • expected
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • predictable
  • usual
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How to use surprising in a sentence

You can use it to come up with powerful, popular keywords to boost traffic in surprising and positive ways.
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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.
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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.
AUDI’S E-TRON GT CHARGES UP FAST, BUT TURNS EVEN FASTERSTAN HORACZEKFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So it’s not surprising that humans are encountering these animals within city limits more and more.
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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.
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It’s all the more surprising considering that Dobbs remains under contract with Fox even as his show has been dropped.
LOU DOBBS IS LASHING OUT AT FOX ON TWITTER FOR DROPPING HIS SHOWJEREMY BARRFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dallas was also staring at the prospect of regression to the mean after riding three series upsets to a surprising finals appearance.
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The TRAPPIST-1 planets’ similarities to each other are not as surprising as the differences among TOI-178’s planets, Rogers says.
TWO EXOPLANET FAMILIES REDEFINE WHAT PLANETARY SYSTEMS CAN LOOK LIKELISA GROSSMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That so little time was spent on Sicknick isn’t really surprising.
SOME POLICE DEATHS ARE MORE WORRISOME TO FOX NEWS THAN OTHERSPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Given the lack of precedent, however, such a move would be surprising.
WHY OLYMPIC SWIMMER KLETE KELLER, ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY INVADING THE CAPITOL, PROBABLY WON'T LOSE HIS OLYMPIC MEDALSSEAN GREGORYJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO SURPRISING

  • hasty
  • hurried
  • jerky
  • precipitate
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • rushing
  • sudden
  • surprising
  • unanticipated
  • unceremonious
  • unexpected
  • unforeseen
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