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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. startle: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. startle: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. startle: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. startle: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. startle: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. startle: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Startle, startle: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. startle: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. startle: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. startle: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. startle: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. startle: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. startle: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. startle: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. startle: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. startle: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Startle (disambiguation), Startle: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Startle: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. startle: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. startle: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. startle: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. startle: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. startle: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. startle: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. startle: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. startle: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. startle: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. startle: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. startle: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. startle: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. STARTLE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. startle: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (startle)

noun:  a sudden involuntary movement
verb:  to stimulate to action ("..startled him awake")
verb:  move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm ("She startled when I walked into the room")

▸ Also see startling
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Phrases that include startle:   disease startle, fear-potentiated startle, pathologic startle syndromes, startle evoked movement, startle out of, more...

Words similar to startle:   galvanize, jump, start, startled, startlement, startling, alarm, shock, surprise, more...

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