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Intensity MattersPlay
Used when the surprise or fear effect is strong and abrupt, not mild or expected. SlideThe fireworks startled the crowd.
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Unexpected EventsPlay
Often used for situations where something happens suddenly and without warning. SlideA cat leaping out of the bush startled the walker.
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Emotional ImpactPlay
Can imply a range of emotions from mild surprise to intense shock. SlideHe was startled to find his car missing.