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unawares

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unawares

  1. without warning the thunderstorm caught us unawares, and we scrambled to get off the ridge as lightning started to flash Synonyms of unawares aback, suddenly, unanticipatedly, unaware, unexpectedly Words Related to unawares abruptly, short; amazingly, astoundingly, surprisingly Phrases all of a sudden, off base Near Antonyms of unawares laggardly, leisurely, pokily, slowly, sluggishly, tardily; obviously



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