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contact, impinging, strikingnoun
the physical coming together of two or more things
"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
hit, hitting, strikingadjective
the act of contacting one thing with another
"repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
dramatic, spectacular, strikingadjective
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"
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, strikingadjective
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"
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It was striking that three different people on that stage came out in support of drafting women into combat in the military, i have to admit, as I was sitting there listening to that conversation, my reaction was: Are you guys nuts?
This idea of something striking the train, that's one of the many things we are looking at right now.
Prince Harry tells Oprah that every time Prince Harry'd be on a flight returning to London, Prince Harry was triggered because of what had happened to Prince Harry growing up there, i found Harry's revelation about being triggered every time Prince Harry was about to touch down in London again so striking. Of course, Prince Harry was born into a family where … as the proverbial ‘ spare ’ one would think that he would have more freedom to be the architect of his destiny than William, whose destiny was set from the day he was born.
It is striking that the day after Donald Trump called for weakening NATO, withdrawing from NATO, we see Brussels, where NATO is headquartered, the subject of a radical Islamic terror attack.
It is striking how much of the majority's reasoning would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage.
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