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startle


startle

verb

Definition of STARTLE

1
to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected <the lightning startled the children and sent them scurrying for cover>
2
to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise) <the cat startled when the door slammed shut with a bang>
Synonyms bolt, jump, startle

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