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  1. shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take abackverb

    surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off

    "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"

    Synonyms:
    knock down, blow out of the water, dump, deck, appall, outrage, shock, scandalise, appal, scandalize, ball over, traumatize, coldcock, offend, traumatise, floor

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  • издебвам, изненадвамBulgarian
  • překvapitCzech
  • überraschenGerman
  • ξαφνιάζωGreek
  • dejar pasmado, pasmar, asombrar, sorprender, dejar estupefactoSpanish
  • järkyttää, ällistyttääFinnish
  • bain siar asIrish
  • cuir iongnadh airScottish Gaelic
  • pūawheMāori
  • застать врасплох, ошеломить, захватывать врасплох, ошеломлятьRussian
  • preneraziti, osupnuti, zapanjiti, iznenaditiSerbo-Croatian

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