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Striking

Definition

[n] the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
[n] the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
[adj] having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
[adj] sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"


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