Very surprising, astonishing, or remarkable: he bore a startling likeness to their father she had startling blue eyes
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- Lexa was about to respond to this startling remark, but a new arrival beat her to it.
- The sugary flanks of the mountains sit out with startling clarity across the valley.
- The results, always impertinent and delightful, can be both startling and surprising.
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