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- adj. Caused to feel surprise, amazement or wonder, or showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of surprise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment
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And while I would not be surprised if Trig is bottle fed, I would also not be surprised if he was breast fed... and I would not be *surprised* if either Palin or some future political figure managed to do just that on the campaign trail.
the candidate is a nullity. who can be surprised at this latest in a series of flip-flops? after nafta, iraq, the rev wright, campaign finance reform, fisa, the death penalty and gun control are we really supposed to be _surprised_ at this latest series of pirouettes?
Sidmouth, you will be surprised at the vote I gave last night, and, indeed, I am not myself altogether satisfied with it; '-- to which I replied, My dear Wilberforce, I shall never be _surprised_ at any vote you give.'"
Reg Barclay turned, his expression surprised and delighted.
The word surprised does not even begin to express my feelings.
This title surprised me, and pleasantly so, and you might want to check it out if you get the chance…
May-Ann let go and took a step back, her expression surprised.
After it was all said and done I asked Irish what he though and he had this to say "All in all the title surprised me more than I thought it would.
In 2008, the SEIU again surprised observers by not standing in the way of the sale of AlliedBarton to the private-equity firm Blackstone Group, as SEIU generally does in industries where it is organizing workers.
Don't be surprised is the "princess" (Carolyn) wants to jump on the opportunity like she did in NY ... despite her nil qualifications for the job.
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