Startle - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Startle.

  1. fear resulting from the awareness of danger
  2. warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"
  3. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
  4. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
  5. a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time
  6. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
  1. cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
  2. cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
  3. a sudden attack of fear
  4. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"
  5. Frighten
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/01/2019 9:00am

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