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taken by surprise

phrase
past participle of take by surprise

Synonyms of taken by surprise

to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • I was taken by surprise when I heard the news and had trouble getting my thoughts together.

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“Taken by surprise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taken%20by%20surprise. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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