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throw a curve

see definition of throw a curve
  • as injolt
  • as inmisrepresent/misquote
  • as inastonish
  • as inbalk
  • as inshake
  • as inshock
  • as instun/stupefy
  • as insurprise
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Synonyms for throw a curve

verb surprise; push suddenly
  • convulse
  • disturb
  • jar
  • knock
  • rock
  • shake
  • shake up
  • shock
  • startle
  • stun
  • upset
  • astonish
  • bump
  • churn
  • discompose
  • floor
  • jerk
  • jog
  • jostle
  • perturb
  • shove
  • stagger
  • start
  • bowl over
  • knock over
  • lay out
  • spring something on
  • throw a curve

Antonyms for throw a curve

  • calm
  • comfort
  • hold
  • order
  • placate
  • soothe
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More words related to throw a curve

astonish

verb. surprise
  • amaze
  • astound
  • bewilder
  • blow away
  • blow one's mind
  • boggle
  • bowl over
  • confound
  • daze
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • floor
  • knock over
  • overwhelm
  • put one away
  • shock
  • spring on
  • stagger
  • startle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • take aback
  • throw a curve
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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