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adjective  /sərˈprɑɪ·zɪŋ, sə-/ us  
unexpected and causing surprise: The election results were surprising for a number of reasons. There was a surprising amount of talk about resignations.
adverb  /sərˈprɑɪ·zɪŋ·li, sə-/ us  
These chairs are surprisingly comfortable.
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