Synonyms of startle in English:

startle


See definition of startle

verb

1‘a sudden sound in the doorway startled her’

SYNONYMS
surprise, frighten, scare, alarm, give someone a shock, give someone a fright, give someone a jolt, make someone jump
perturb, unsettle, agitate, disturb, disconcert, disquiet
informal give someone a turn, make someone jump out of their skin, flabbergast
ANTONYMS

put at ease