Part of speech:
Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Occurring without warning; unforeseen.
Not usual, common, or ordinary.
Not surprising; expected:
A low-pressure atmospheric disturbance resulting in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
Ambush means to attack by surprise.
To be filled with curiosity or doubt:
To wait for and accost (a person) on the way
To become unsettled
To daze or render senseless, as by a blow or loud noise.
To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
To hammer and bend or flatten the headless end of (a nail or bolt) so as to fasten something.
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
To overcome emotionally
To put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder.
To fluster is defined as to make someone become agitated, nervous or confused.
To cover or furnish with a floor
(Obs.) To overcome
To inspire admiration or wonder.
(Archaic) To defeat or destroy
To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient:
To interfere with; hinder; impede
The definition of astound is to shock, surprise or amaze.
To fill with sudden wonder or amazement.
To cause great wonder or astonishment:
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To jolt is defined as to push, prod, shake, or surprise someone abruptly or in order to make them act, or to lurch or move ungracefully.
To be out of harmony; clash or conflict:
To astound, amaze, or bewilder
Petrify is to change organic matter into something stone like, or to cause extreme fear.
Dumbfound is defined as to amaze someone, or to make someone speechless because of shock.
To daze is defined as to confuse someone or to make him unable to react or think properly.
Awe is defined to cause someone to be impressed or have feelings of reverence.
To take in with one's senses or intellect.
(Sports) To bite on or take (bait or a lure). Used of a fish.
To capture physically; seize:
To consider reasonable or due:
To detect automatically:
To become suddenly afraid
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
To elicit or detect through surprise:
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