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synonyms for striking

  • arresting
  • astonishing
  • bizarre
  • compelling
  • conspicuous
  • dazzling
  • eye-catching
  • fascinating
  • handsome
  • impressive
  • marked
  • memorable
  • noteworthy
  • noticeable
  • outstanding
  • powerful
  • remarkable
  • salient
  • singular
  • startling
  • stunning
  • surprising
  • telling
  • unusual
  • wonderful
  • wondrous
  • charming
  • commanding
  • confounding
  • distinguished
  • dynamite
  • electrifying
  • signal
  • staggering
  • arrestive
  • attractive
  • cogent
  • forceful
  • forcible
  • jazzy
  • lofty
  • out of the ordinary
  • prominent
  • showy
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antonyms for striking

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  • bad
  • boring
  • common
  • homely
  • inconsequential
  • inconspicuous
  • ineffective
  • insignificant
  • normal
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • poor
  • regular
  • ugly
  • unimportant
  • unimpressive
  • unnoticeable
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • weak
  • horrifying
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How to use striking in a sentence

One striking aspect of the Cleveland pitching-development factory is how similar some of the throwing motions are, Plesac said.
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Their work would inform the striking, by the late 1980s, of homosexuality from psychologists’ lists of diagnosable illnesses.
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It’s especially striking when you get to 2020, and the questions revolve around the pandemic.
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That’s a striking finding — but it’s also only one study, and several infectious disease experts who reviewed the paper at my request were a little skeptical of its conclusions.
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Perhaps the most striking finding is that the glands arise from dental tissue.
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“It’s visually very striking, but … there was surprisingly little information” on how and why colorful bleaching happens, says Elena Bollati.
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Because a striking majority of cases were concentrated in a single open work area on one side of the building, researchers suspect that prolonged proximity, rather than, say, touching the same elevator button drove the spread.
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After the striking acceptance of uniforms in courts, the military decided to utilize them.
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The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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WORDS RELATED TO STRIKING

  • advocacy
  • championing
  • effecting change
  • influence peddling
  • involvement
  • logrolling
  • militancy
  • moving and shaking
  • picketing
  • striking
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