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Past participle for to take advantage of the lack of watchfulness of
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Caught off guard
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Tripped up
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Snuck up on
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Come up behind
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Caught in flagrante
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Past participle for to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
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Past participle for to take advantage of someone's inattention
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Past participle for to disturb the composure of
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Past participle for to surprise, astound, flabbergast
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Past participle for to confuse and bewilder
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Past participle for to astonish, bewilder or dazzle
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Past participle for to stun, confound or amaze, especially with ludicrous affect
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Past participle for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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Past participle for to astonish, astound, surprise or perplex
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Past participle for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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(of a feeling) Past participle for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Past participle for amaze
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Past participle for astonish or deeply shock
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Past participle for to lie in wait for and attack by surprise
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Past participle for to chance upon someone doing something unexpected (and usually underhanded)
Adjective
Caused to feel surprised or taken aback due to an unexpected event
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