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Startle

Star´tle   Pronunciation: stär´t'l
v. i.1.To move suddenly, or be excited, on feeling alarm; to start.
[imp. & p. p. Startled (stär"t'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Startling (stär"tlĭng).]
v. t.1.To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension; to frighten suddenly and not seriously; to alarm; to surprise.
2.To deter; to cause to deviate.
n.1.A sudden motion or shock caused by an unexpected alarm, surprise, or apprehension of danger.
Noun1.startle - a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
Synonyms: jump, start
Verb1.startle - to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"
Synonyms: galvanise, galvanize
2.startle - move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
Synonyms: jump, start
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