Example sentences for: startling

How can you use “startling” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The audience was an untidy mix, milling and chattering in several languages and photographing each other during the long wait, some dressed in startling Westwoody costumes.

  • Alice Truax calls it "an excellent novel about enduring the banalities of ordinary life" ( The New Yorker ). Suzanne Berne in the New York Times Book Review agrees: "one of those rare, invigorating books that take an apparently familiar world and peer into it with ruthless intimacy, revealing a strange and startling place."

  • On Wednesday, the Future Homemakers of America made a startling announcement.

  • At first, Rosenbaum threatens to present his own startling solution to the mystery of Hitler.

  • If Jackson's answer to that last question is really yes (which would be, I think, a startling answer), then we may in fact be talking about the AT&T decision all over again.


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