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variants also surprizes
plural of surprise
as in shocks
something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected the anniversary party was such a complete surprise that the couple was speechless for a moment

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as in amazements
the state of being strongly impressed by something unexpected or unusual stared in utter surprise at the deer in his cabin

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as in ambushes
a setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait waited under cover of darkness and took the enemy encampment by surprise at dawn

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variants also surprizes
present tense third-person singular of surprise

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“Surprises.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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