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Cause to feel sudden shock or alarm
“As always I approached silently, hoping to startle them with a sudden intrusion.”
To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension
“The lightning startled the children and sent them scurrying for cover.”
To move suddenly, or be excited, on feeling alarm
“The cat startled when the door slammed shut with a bang.”
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