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Synonyms for striking
ˈstraɪ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contact, impinging, striking(noun)

    the physical coming together of two or more things

    "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

    link, touch, liaison, impinging, physical contact, inter-group communication, tangency, hit, contact, middleman, contact lens, hitting

    unimpressive, inconspicuous, invisible

  2. hit, hitting, striking(adj)

    the act of contacting one thing with another

    "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

    collision, impinging, strike, bang, smash, hit, contact, hitting, smasher

    inconspicuous, invisible, unimpressive

  3. dramatic, spectacular, striking(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"

    salient, spectacular, outstanding, dramatic, prominent

    inconspicuous, unimpressive, invisible

  4. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking(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"

    salient(ip), large, prominent, owing(p), dramatic, spectacular, great, salient, outstanding, undischarged, big

    invisible, inconspicuous, unimpressive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. striking

    impressive, affecting, admirable, wonderful, surprising,

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. striking(a.)

    affecting, impressive, surprising, astonishing, wonderful, extraordinary, STUNNING

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. striking(a)

    impressive, noticeable, astonishing, surprising, forcible

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  1. Harold Henderson:

    While the discipline assessed is indeed greater than in most prior cases, this is arguably one of the most egregious cases of domestic violence in this Commissioner's tenure -- the severe beating of a 4-year old child, with a tree branch, striking him repeatedly about the body and inflicting injuries visible days later.

  2. Pat Druckenmller:

    This animal is striking because it's got this super-sharp pointed snout. Literally, it's needle-like.

  3. Vince Lewis:

    The suspect... opened fire on the vehicle, striking it numerous times, the victims had just arrived home.

  4. Roz Kidman Cox:

    This image is in one sense traditional -- a portrait. But what a striking one, and what magical animals, it is a symbolic reminder of the beauty of nature and how impoverished we are becoming as nature is diminished. It is an artwork worthy of hanging in any gallery in the world.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The deal she is striking is a much different deal than the one the people voted on, i actually told Theresa May how to do it but Theresa May didn't agree, Theresa May didn't listen to me. Theresa May wanted to go a different route. I would actually say that Theresa May probably went the opposite way.

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