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Startle: v. to cause instant involuntary movement with something (frightening and/or alarming) and/or very unusual

Many of us have been startled by the very loud roar of lightning striking in close proximity or a fire alarm going off. 145 more words

Common Sense


Unexpect: v. to believe that a subset(s) is highly improbable in the future and/or not being aware of a subset(s) and to be surprised and/or startled when it exists… 179 more words

Common Sense

Monotone, and yet a Melody

You smiled like you did the first time I saw you,
It was the same old one, and as new as it could ever be. 53 more words

Writing & Blogging

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

A mirror that reflects both light & people, startles guests as they enter, and scatters incoming chi. Reposition it.

Feng Shui

Any Ways To Reduce The Startle Response?

Hi. I was in the shower yesterday. I have PTSD, non-combat. From childhood bullying. While in the shower, I heard my kids playing in the hallway. 78 more words