Startle sentence example

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  • Selyn wrenched the door open fast enough to startle Deidre.

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  • The changes in his mate were new enough to startle him sometimes, but she was without a doubt his mate.

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  • You'll startle him and then he'll be killed.

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  • The very first verses in the book startle the reader by their exaggerations, e.g.

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  • Like Jean Hardouin he got to believe that a great deal of what is called classical literature was compiled by anonymous authors at a much later date, and he used frequently to startle his colleagues, the Gustavian academicians, by his audacious paradoxes.

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  • It was not only to startle and impress the world that he paraded his eccentricities of splendour.

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  • Normal levels of noise startle the baby to an abnormal degree.

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  • For this reasom, she may startle at loud sounds.

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  • This conclusion may startle us with our generally received notions of the whole nation as exiled.

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  • While she may provoke a startle response from your garden visitors, an Argiope at your garden gate is a sentry, protecting you and your garden plants from wasps, mosquitos, aphids, grasshoppers, and several other pests.

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  • How we controlled ourselves sufficiently as not to gasp and startle Howie awake, I don't know.

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  • Body movements may occur such as brief arm or leg movement or a startle reflex.

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  • For instance, in some cases, an infant will startle easily at a sudden, loud noise.

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  • Many small dogs are naturally shy about large, unknown objects and may startle easily, giving them the tendency to struggle and slip out of collars and other restraints.

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  • Yelling or screaming "No" can startle your pet so much that he fails to connect it directly to his offense.

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  • The Moro reflex (or startle reflex) occurs when an infant is lying in a supine position and is stimulated by a sudden loud noise that causes rapid or sudden movement of the infant's head.

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  • The audiologist observes startle responses and motor reflex changes in the child as various noisemakers are employed to elicit these responses.

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  • While the cost of an Oreck air purifier may startle you, you can't put a price on the benefit of fresh, clean air in your home or workspace.

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  • A sudden scurrying mouse could easily startle an elephant and may cause it to rear up.

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  • Your tug should only be hard enough to startle her and disrupt the behavior.

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  • This should startle him enough to interrupt the barking without harming him.

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  • The objective is to startle the dog into realizing that he is playing too rough.

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  • You may even startle a few of your friends if they are not expecting to see lenses when they look into your eyes.

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  • If you startle or somehow aggravate a bear and it attacks, play dead.

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  • Moro reflex-A startle response in a newborn, characterized by spreading the arms with the palms up and fingers flexed; the reflex usually disappears by two months of age.

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  • The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.

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  • We want everyone to enjoy their time on the Trail, and you do n't want to startle the horses !

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  • However, be careful, you can make someone fall in a shower if you startle him or her too much.

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  • A more soothing alarm clock can wake you up gently, allowing you to go to sleep safe in the knowledge that the alarm will not startle you out of your slumbers.

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