Nouns (4)

surprisal, surprise
n. the act of surprising someone
n. a sudden unexpected event
n. the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you

Verbs (4)

v. cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
surprise, storm
v. attack by storm; attack suddenly
v. come upon or take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene"

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Fuzzynyms (32)

mental rejection, skepticism, disbelief, incredulity
n. doubt about the truth of something
contingence, contingency, eventuality
n. a possible event or occurrence or result
shock, jounce, jar, jolt
n. a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
pinch, exigency, emergency
n. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
turn of events, twist, turn
n. an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
stupor, shock, daze
n. the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's death left him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
riddle, imbue, diffuse, interpenetrate, penetrate, pervade, permeate
v. spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
v. cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
galvanise, galvanize, startle
v. to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"
v. seize the position of and defeat; "the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"

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