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Surprise

Henry, O
. his plots characterized by unexpected dénouements. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 457]
Operation Z
Japanese plan for Pearl Harbor attack. [Jap. Hist.: Toland, 177–178, 183–187]
Pearl Harbor
site of surprise attack on American fleet by the Japanese (December 7, 1941). [Am. Hist.: Fuller, III, 455–456]
thief in the night
analogy to the Lord’s unexpected coming. [N.T.: I Thessalonians 5:2]
truffle
indicates the unexpected. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
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'Surprise na surprise kami lalo na yung asawa ko talaga.' (We were really surprised, especially my husband.)
I wasn't surprised that local "Ultras" would stage cowardly attacks on unsuspecting fans in cafes to show they rule their patch.
In the final stage of the experiment, the participants filled out a semantic differential scale to check how surprised they felt upon learning about the classification of the camera.
I think there's a stadium full of people who are very surprised it's a sending off.
Martinez said that while researching he found that six was a really small number for emotions, so they divided this theory into compound facial expression and found that people display different faces when happily surprised or angrily surprised.
I was even more surprised at the assertion that since Carrie ate a cupcake in Sex and the City "everyone has been interested in them".
I WAS surprised to hear of meetings and surprised who the people in those meetings were.
I'll be pleasantly surprised to see a better movie this year.
In every case, however, the participants were surprised by the level of agreement and Christian friendship they found from the action of the Holy Spirit.
A member of the Security Pro executive committee, Whitehead was surprised after he missed an annual conference to get several messages from other board members representing larger companies all over the United States expressing their regret at having missed him.