startlingly

All Adverb
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  • Her face grew startlingly white, and her eyes seemed so big and black. Cited from The Little Colonel, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • How strange they were, how startlingly human, and yet how thousand-miles removed. Cited from Sunny Slopes, by Ethel Hueston
  • But the rule, thus made clear, stood out in startlingly black-and-white relief. Cited from The Young Pitcher, by Zane Grey
  • I looked up into his face, and every line of it became suddenly, startlingly familiar. Cited from The Life Everlasting, Marie Corelli
  • Never was quiet of a summer morning broken more suddenly and startlingly. Cited from A Man and a Woman, by Stanley Waterloo
  • "There is something startlingly right the way life works out if you give it a chance!" Cited from Judith of the Godless Valley, by Honore Willsie
  • It began to appear as if this were not so startlingly necessary to maintain her present state. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Before Jack could bring his rifle up the black thing moved into startlingly rapid flight. Cited from Heritage of the Desert, by Zane Grey
  • She could make you forget she was a woman, and then bring the fact startlingly home to you. Cited from Ordeal Richard Feverel by G. Meredith, v5
  • And the change of subject had come something startlingly to the girl. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • When a country begins to grow, its mental development is often startlingly rapid. Cited from The Sowers, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • He was like all the other men in dress, yet he was startlingly opposite to them in all manner. Cited from Tremendous Trifles, by G.K. Chesterton
  • Her face startlingly white against the mass of black hair. Cited from The Lady and Sada San, by Frances Little
  • It was thin and soft also, and black was quite startlingly becoming to her. Cited from The Head of the House of Coombe, by F Burnett
  • All of it was startlingly new to him, and yet he read with a sense of always having known it. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • His hair was black as midnight, his eyes startlingly pale in the dark face. Cited from Rebels of the Red Planet, by Charles Louis Fontenay
  • All surrounding objects seemed startlingly near to the eye; much nearer than they really were. Cited from Basil, by Wilkie Collins
  • But who could this be, to whom mere human sympathy was so startlingly sweet? Cited from Prue and I, by George William Curtis
  • It would seem that all the color of his frame had gone into his eyes, for they were startlingly blue. Cited from Brown Wolf and Other Jack London Stories, by Jack London
  • With his words his hand fell upon the keys, suddenly and startlingly upon the bass. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
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Meaning of startlingly

  • adverb In a startling manner
    a startlingly modern voice