Astounding and Surprise


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Astounding adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Surprise and astounding are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Surprise" instead the word "Astounding" as a verb or an adjective.
Nearby Words: astound, astounded
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Surprise noun – Something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected.
Astounding and surprise are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Astounding" instead an adjective "Surprise".
Nearby Words: surprising, surprisingly, surprised, surprized
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