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Suprise vs. Surprise

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Suprisenoun

misspelling of surprise

Surprisenoun

Something not expected.

‘It was a surprise to find out I owed twice as much as I thought I did.’;

Supriseverb

misspelling of surprise

Surprisenoun

(attributive) Unexpected.

‘The surprise attack was devastating.’;

Surprisenoun

The feeling that something unexpected has happened.

‘Imagine my surprise on learning I owed twice as much as I thought I did.’;

Surprisenoun

(obsolete) A dish covered with a crust of raised pastry, but with no other contents.

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Surpriseverb

(transitive) To cause (someone) to feel unusually alarmed or delighted.

‘It surprises me that I owe twice as much as I thought I did.’;

Surpriseverb

(transitive) To do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise.

‘He doesn’t know that I’m in the country – I thought I’d turn up at his house and surprise him.’;

Surpriseverb

(intransitive) To undergo or witness something unexpected.

‘He doesn’t surprise easily.’;

Surpriseverb

(intransitive) To cause surprise.

Surpriseverb

(transitive) To attack unexpectedly.

Surpriseverb

(transitive) To take unawares.

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Surprisenoun

The act of coming upon, or taking, unawares; the act of seizing unexpectedly; surprisal; as, the fort was taken by surprise.

Surprisenoun

The state of being surprised, or taken unawares, by some act or event which could not reasonably be foreseen; emotion excited by what is sudden and strange; a suddenly excited feeling of wonder or astonishment.

‘Pure surprise and fearMade me to quit the house.’;

Surprisenoun

Anything that causes such a state or emotion.

Surprisenoun

A dish covered with a crust of raised paste, but with no other contents.

Surpriseverb

To come or fall suddenly and unexpectedly; to take unawares; to seize or capture by unexpected attack.

‘Fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites.’; ‘The castle of Macduff I will surprise.’; ‘Who can speakThe mingled passions that surprised his heart?’;

Surpriseverb

To strike with wonder, astonishment, or confusion, by something sudden, unexpected, or remarkable; to confound; as, his conduct surprised me.

‘I am surprised with an uncouth fear.’; ‘Up he starts,Discovered and surprised.’;

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Surpriseverb

To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to bring (one) into some unexpected state; - with into; as, to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into generosity.

Surpriseverb

To hold possession of; to hold.

‘Not with me,That in my hands surprise the sovereignity.’;

Surprisenoun

the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you

Surprisenoun

a sudden unexpected event

Surprisenoun

the act of surprising someone

Surpriseverb

cause to be surprised;

‘The news really surprised me’;

Surpriseverb

come upon or take unawares;

‘She surprised the couple’; ‘He surprised an interesting scene’;

Surpriseverb

attack by storm; attack suddenly

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