To move or start prematurely before:
To coat (iron or steel) with rust-resistant zinc.
To surprise and disturb greatly:
To excite or disturb the feelings of
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
To cause to feel wonder, astonishment, or amazement, as at something unanticipated:
Stun is to stop or confuse with a sharp blow or a loud noise, or to shock someone.
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
To fill with fear; alarm.
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
(Archaic) To frighten; terrify
Awe is defined to cause someone to be impressed or have feelings of reverence.
To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze
To coerce or intimidate by causing fear.
To shock or surprise
Comfort means to give a sense of peace to someone.
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.
To consider reasonable or due:
Find another word for startles. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for startles, like: starts, jumps, galvanizes, shocks, agitates, disturbs, astonishes, alarms, upsets, terrifies and surprises.