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1. surprise

verb. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] cause to be surprised.

Synonyms

  • astound
  • strike
  • astonish
  • boggle
  • ball over
  • bowl over
  • take aback
  • affect
  • blow out of the water
  • catch
  • flabbergast
  • explode a bombshell
  • move
  • amaze
  • floor
  • shock

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • repel
  • get off
  • detach

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Words that Rhyme with Surprise

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  • shanghai's
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  • implies
  • goodbyes
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  • duis
  • disguise
  • despise
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  • chastise
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  • unwise
  • surmise
  • revise

How to spell surprise? Is it surpise? Or suprise? Common misspellings are:

  • surpise
  • suprise

Example sentences of the word surprise


1. Noun, singular or mass
However you decide to celebrate will be a welcomed surprise for your child's teacher.

2. Verb, base form
And when served as an abundance bowl, it’ll really surprise you!

Quotes containing the word surprise


1. What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.
- Rick Warren

2. Art must take reality by surprise.
- Francoise Sagan

3. May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
- Neil Gaiman

2. surprise

noun. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you.

Synonyms

  • astonishment

Antonyms

  • strain
  • unstrain

3. surprise

noun. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] a sudden unexpected event.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • peripeteia
  • coup de theatre
  • peripetia
  • stunner
  • eye opener
  • peripety
  • change
  • modification
  • thunderbolt
  • thunderclap
  • blow
  • shock

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • relax
  • tense
  • stimulate

4. surprise

verb. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] come upon or take unawares.

Synonyms

  • move
  • act

Antonyms

  • stay
  • descend
  • linger

5. surprise

verb. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] attack by storm; attack suddenly.

Synonyms

  • attack
  • storm

Antonyms

  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush

6. surprise

noun. ['sɝˈpraɪz, səˈpraɪz'] the act of surprising someone.

Synonyms

  • perturbation
  • disruption

Antonyms

  • miss
  • lose
  • roughen
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