leap out at

phrasal verb

leaped out at or leapt out at; leaping at; leaps out at
: to suddenly come at (someone) from a hiding place
The man leaped out at her from behind a shrub.
: to immediately get the attention of (someone)
The picture on the magazine's cover leaps out at you.

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“Leap out at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leap%20out%20at. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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