Re: Re: How can I express “startled”?

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bryce777m
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how does this sound?

I turned back around, Uh, as I breathed sharply inward ! I thought, OMG. My face drained Standing right in front of me as if she had appeared from nowhere. I felt a rush of adrenalin, my nostrils flared and my body acting on its own seemed to be deciding its’ next move.