startingly


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startingly

(ˈstɑːtɪŋlɪ)
adv
in sudden brief snatches, or with a sudden nervous jump or start
References in classic literature ?
It was a young woman in silvery satins of a Renascence design; she had golden hair in two long shining ropes, and a face so startingly pale between them that she might have been chryselephantine--made, that is, like some old Greek statues, out of ivory and gold.
I watched two startingly different reality shows this week both trying to find their version of the next top model.
Yet the phoenix team that has arisen already looks startingly together, in sync, and with three good wins under its belt, confident.
Much more relevant, though not nearly so contemporaneous, is Cindy Sherman, whom some of the works here quite startingly predict.
Ghonduran Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga is said to be startingly clever and orthodox with outstanding language skills.