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1. striking

adjective. ['ˈstraɪkɪŋ'] sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect.

Synonyms

  • dramatic
  • impressive

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • abstain
  • enrich

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Rhymes with Striking

  • disliking
  • spiking
  • viking
  • liking
  • hiking
  • biking

Sentences with striking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Mustangs can be any color, and color and coat patterns can be striking.

2. Adjective
The red plumage of the male is especially striking when seen against a backdrop of snowy branches.

Quotes about striking


1. Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.
- Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time

2. There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
- Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods

3. The primary thing when you take a sword in your hands is your intention to cut the enemy, whatever the means. Whenever you parry, hit, spring, strike or touch the enemy's cutting sword, you must cut the enemy in the same movement. It is essential to attain this. If you think only of hitting, springing, striking or touching the enemy, you will not be able actually to cut him.
- Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings

2. striking

noun. ['ˈstraɪkɪŋ'] the act of contacting one thing with another.

Synonyms

  • contusion
  • grounder
  • touch
  • hitting
  • smash
  • groundball
  • plunker
  • ground ball
  • touching
  • crash
  • hit
  • header
  • bunt
  • hopper
  • fly ball
  • plunk
  • fly
  • scorcher

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • integrate
  • stand still

3. striking

noun. ['ˈstraɪkɪŋ'] the physical coming together of two or more things.

Synonyms

  • touching
  • occurrence
  • contact
  • collision
  • happening
  • engagement
  • mesh
  • interlocking
  • flick
  • impact
  • meshing
  • hit
  • impinging
  • touch
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

4. striking

adjective. ['ˈstraɪkɪŋ'] having a quality that thrusts itself into attention.

Synonyms

  • prominent
  • conspicuous
  • outstanding
  • salient

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage
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