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  • adj. Not startled.


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  • But he restrained himself at sight of Billy's unstartled body and cold and cloudy ayes.


  • The patient, drooping horse might have given him away, but there was no groom holding it, and it stood its ground silently, unstartled, as he stole past, a hand raised to caress and beseech acceptance.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Caroline thought she knew who had drawn near: she received the touch unstartled.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • She said something to Rey, who lifted his head slightly, chasing the jay but leaving the sparrows unstartled.


  • She had neither seen nor heard his approach, but she was curiously unstartled, unsurprised.

    One Night for Love

  • But he said in a measured and unstartled voice: 'Yes, I am Cuthred.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • As Morgon watched him, he woke, opening light, unstartled eyes.

    Harpist in the Wind

  • He continued to gaze at his wife with an unabashed, unstartled steadiness.

    Amabel Channice

  • She turned, unstartled, but with an air of imperfect recognition.

    The Divine Fire

  • And when it passes between the neck and the bend of wing of wild goose; or it buries its head in the damp earth only just below the body line of the unstartled deer, the bowman experiences quite as keen a thrill of satisfaction as follows a good center with gun or rifle, -- even though the game is as scathless as though he had missed it by miles.

    Hunting with the Bow and Arrow


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