Surprisingly

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LampPro Tip 1/3
Unexpected ContextPlay
Use 'surprisingly' when a situation defies common expectations. SlideSurprisingly, the cat befriended the mouse.
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Stress EmotionPlay
Conveys the speaker's strong emotional response to the unexpected situation. SlideSurprisingly, she laughed instead of getting angry.
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Preceding IronyPlay
Often introduces a statement that is ironic or opposite to what is anticipated. SlideSurprisingly, the comedian's jokes were met with silence.