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    startle

    startle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word startle

    Definition
    (noun) a sudden involuntary movement
    Synonyms : jump , start
    Example Sentence
    • he awoke with a start
    Definition
    (verb) to stimulate to action
    Synonyms : galvanise , galvanize
    Example Sentence
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action
    Definition
    (verb) move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
    Synonyms : jump , start
    Example Sentence
    • She startled when I walked into the room
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for startle

startle--start+le--look at the word start ..when you start something, you stimulate to action for the plan which you made. you begin or initiate something.

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