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Overview of verb startle

The verb startle has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) startle, galvanize, galvanise

(to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action")

2. startle, jump, start

(move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room")

Overview of adj startled

The adj startled has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) startled

(excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement; "students startled by the teacher's quiet return"; "the sudden fluttering of the startled pigeons"; "her startled expression") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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