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surprising

adjective
     
sur‧pris‧ing S3 W3
unusual or unexpected:
She told me a surprising thing.
A surprising number of his paintings have survived.
it is surprising (that)
It is not surprising that most parents experience occasional difficulties.
it is surprising how/what etc
It's surprising how quickly you get used to things.
It is hardly surprising that new mothers often suffer from depression.
WORD FOCUS: surprising WORD FOCUS: surprising
very surprising: amazing, extraordinary, astonishing, astounding, staggering, startling

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