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staggering

adjective
     
stag‧ger‧ing
extremely great or surprising [= amazing]:
The cost was a staggering $10 million.
The financial impact on the town was staggering.
staggeringly adverb:
a staggeringly beautiful landscape
WORD FOCUS: surprising WORD FOCUS: surprising
very surprising: amazing, extraordinary, astonishing, astounding, staggering, startling


See also
surprising

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