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  1. Not foreseen.
  2. Not expected.
  3. Not felt or realized beforehand; unexpected:
Existing at a particular instant
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  1. Existing at a particular instant
  2. Occurring or completed without perceptible delay:
  3. Done or made as quickly or directly as possible:
That is or are a surprise.
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  1. That is or are a surprise.
  2. Causing surprise; amazing
Not looked for; not expected or foreseen
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  1. Not looked for; not expected or foreseen
  2. Not expected; unforeseen:
Being an animal, especially a bird, that has strayed beyond its normal range.
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  1. Being an animal, especially a bird, that has strayed beyond its normal range.
  2. (Music) Of an accidental
  3. Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous
Happening by accident or chance.
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  1. Happening by accident or chance.
  2. Resulting in good fortune; lucky.
Done, coming, or taking place quickly or abruptly; hasty
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  1. Done, coming, or taking place quickly or abruptly; hasty
  2. Characterized by sharp change in elevation; precipitous:
  3. Happening or done without delay; hasty or immediate:
Not announced beforehand:
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  1. Not announced beforehand:
  2. Not acknowledged or acclaimed:
Causing astonishment in; causing to be astonished.
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That staggers
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  1. That staggers
  2. Incredible, overwhelming, amazing.
  3. That causes one to stagger; astonishing; overwhelming; specif., astonishingly great
Impressive:
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  1. Impressive:
  2. Of a strikingly attractive appearance.
  3. (Informal) Remarkably attractive, excellent, etc.
Causing wonder and amazement; possessing uniquely wonderful qualities.
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  1. Not anticipated.
  2. Not anticipated:
  3. Not having been expected; unexpected:
Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
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  1. Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
  2. Very good, excellent, fine, etc.
  3. That causes wonder; marvelous; amazing
Extraordinary; marvelous:
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  1. Extraordinary; marvelous:
  2. Of great size, power, extent, etc.; enormous; huge
  3. Wonderful; amazing
Alternative form of eyeopening.
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