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Definition of Surprising

Surprising
Surprising Sur*pris"ing, a. Exciting surprise; extraordinary; of a nature to excite wonder and astonishment; as, surprising bravery; a surprising escape from danger. -- Sur*pris"ing*ly, adv. -- Sur*pris"ing*ness, n. Syn: Wonderful; extraordinary; unexpected; astonishing; striking.
Surprising
Surprise Sur*prise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surprised; p. pr. & vb. n. Surprising.] [From Surprise, n.: cf. F. surprendre, p. p. surpris.] 1. To come or fall suddenly and unexpectedly; to take unawares; to seize or capture by unexpected attack. Fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. --Isa. xxxiii. 14. The castle of Macduff I will surprise. --Shak. Who can speak The mingled passions that surprised his heart? --Thomson. 2. To strike with wonder, astonishment, or confusion, by something sudden, unexpected, or remarkable; to confound; as, his conduct surprised me. I am surprised with an uncouth fear. --Shak. Up he starts, Discovered and surprised. --Milton. 3. To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to bring (one) into some unexpected state; -- with into; as, to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into generosity. 4. To hold possession of; to hold. [Obs.] Not with me, That in my hands surprise the sovereignity. --J. Webster. Syn: See Astonish.

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