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  • v. Present participle of surprise.
  • n. The action of the verb to surprise.
  • adj. That is or are a surprise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exciting surprise; extraordinary; of a nature to excite wonder and astonishment

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exciting surprise; extraordinary; astonishing; of a nature to call out wonder or admiration: as, surprising bravery; a surprising escape.
  • Synonyms Strange, Curious, etc. See wonderful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. causing surprise or wonder or amazement


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