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taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment

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You must be surprised, very much surprised-- so lately as Mr.
The shot had brought Jane Porter and the others from the cabin, and a moment after the excitement had died down she greeted the surprised Lord Tennington.
she repeated, surprised at his being so long in the same county with Elinor without seeing her before.
This unkind action much surprised poor Ardalion Alexandrovitch, the victim, as he called himself, of an "unbounded trust in the nobility of the human heart.
Varia, who used to be always correcting him, never spoke to him now on the subject of his frequent absences, and the whole household was surprised to see Gania, in spite of his depression, on quite friendly terms with his brother.
But the Princess's affection for the Crab, and the polite attention with which she behaved to him, surprised the royal family very much.
But her father was much surprised that she did not seem to care about any of the Princes; he therefore appointed a second tournament.
George looked a surprised inquiry, but said nothing.
With the help of actress Kiray Celis, Globe employees were surprised with a lively sing-along performance of Christmas songs in the elevator.
This occurs because, when one is surprised by a situation that is not expected, it takes more time to process and understand the new information, causing adaptation to not take place so rapidly.
As Umm Fuad, in her 40s, and her husband went to her father's home to present their wishes on Eid and offer the car key, the father surprised them by telling them he was offering them a plot of land in appreciation of their gesture.
When babies are surprised, they learn much better, as though they are taking the occasion to try to figure something out about their world.
Meanwhile, Sheila Turnbull from Newcastle is on one end of an emotional reunion after a nomination from her grandson, while a wrestling fan gets to meet her idols, and the founder of a community radio station is surprised by Boyzone and Whoopi Goldberg.
everyone, including the charity's organizers were surprised by Gosling.
It will certainly be an emotional surprise surprise Sun ITV1 7pm Holly Willoughby is thrilled to follow in Cilla Black's footsteps as she presents the famous feelgood show "It's wonderful and scary to be handed the reins to such a classic show" How dreams come true ICON: Cilla Black New series POP SHOCK: Guests on the show are surprised to meet The Saturdays the BBC talent show The Voice earlier this year and is a team captain on Keith Lemon's ITV2 series Celebrity Juice.