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Attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent
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“The only disquiet in the camp emerges from the striking similarity of each tune.”
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Dramatically good-looking or beautiful
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“She was a striking young woman - beautiful, cheerful, confident, proud and remarkably outgoing.”
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Conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
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Dramatically good-looking or beautiful
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Worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of being special or unusual
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(of color) Vivid and bold
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Magnificent and imposing in appearance, size, or style
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Attractive or striking because colourful or out of the ordinary
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Giving clear and vividly explicit details
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(archaic, of a person or animal) Full of life, or strikingly alive
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Providing inspiration
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For the purpose of attack rather than defence
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Presented in vividly shocking or sensational terms
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Willing, or inclined, to take chances or risks
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Frightening, especially in appearance
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A physical or verbal attack
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The sound made by a striking clock
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The striking of one solid object with or against another
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A loud jarring sound, as of metal objects being struck together
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The sound made when something, especially a musical instrument, is struck
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The practice of using action to achieve a result, such as political demonstration or a strike in support of or in opposition to an issue
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Cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
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The causing of amazement
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Present participle for to inflict (a blow)
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“He got up on his feet, clutching his weapon, ready to strike his foe down.”
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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
“Unknown aggressors can strike us at unknown times and places, often for unstated reasons, for apparently zero positive outcomes.”
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Present participle for to discover, especially something valuable through effort
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“A Swindon firm has joined the rush to strike black gold in the Falkland Islands.”
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Present participle for to refuse to work as a protest
“The industrial action saw employees strike at hospitals and rest homes across the country.”
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Present participle for to collide into with force
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“Fortunately, the missile fell perfectly into the foam cut-outs and didn't strike any hard surfaces on its way down.”
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(of a thought or idea) Present participle for to come into one's mind or consciousness
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“An idea, a curiousity, would strike him, and for two weeks or a month, he would pursue it at the cost of his other studies.”
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(in sporting contexts) Present participle for to hit or kick (a ball)
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“Here is how you correctly strike a golf ball with an iron.”
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Present participle for to reach, attain, or achieve something
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“The law of defamation seeks to strike a balance between freedom of expression and the protection of reputation.”
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Present participle for to come to an official agreement on
“The inability to strike an agreement has resulted in an extremely unstable situation in the region.”
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Present participle for to adopt or assume a pose
“Don't just stand there, let's get to it. Strike a pose, there's nothing to it.”
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Present participle for to cause (someone) to have a particular impression
“Orwell's scrupulous observations and distinctions strike me as impressive and useful in the context of the war being waged against us now.”
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Present participle for to cast a magical charm or spell on
“The noble relatives of these female novices could arrange for them to be seen by the king, hoping their beauty would strike him and induce a passion beneficial to family fortunes.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed vigorously or purposefully
“But instead of advancing north-westward through Tebessa, he was ordered to strike north towards Thala and Le Kef.”
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Present participle for to ignite (a match) by rubbing it briskly against an abrasive surface
“However, before one can light a candle, someone has to strike a match.”
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Present participle for to change into (a different state)
“He could not even bring himself to look up, fearing Father Sun would strike him blind for this wanton disrespect.”
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Present participle for the sound generated from the striking of a bell or similar device
“She soon heard the midday strike of the bell.”
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Present participle for to delete or remove something that was written or recorded