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startling

[stahrt-ling, stahr-tl-ing] /ˈstɑrt lɪŋ, ˈstɑr tl ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
creating sudden alarm, surprise, or wonder; astonishing.
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startlingly, adverb
unstartling, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for startlingly

startling

/ˈstɑːtlɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing surprise or fear; striking; astonishing
Derived Forms
startlingly, adverb
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