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Definition of Striking

Striking

  1. of Strike
  2. a. & n. from Strike, v.
  3. Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance.

Striking Quotations

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. - William Butler Yeats
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
Carl Schurz

Kuwait City is not gorgeous, actually, but it's got a kind of Epcot Center thing going for it. It's not pretty. But it's striking, I'll give it that. It's not as over-the-top as Abu Dhabi or Dubai. But nearly.
P. J. O'Rourke

Whether rich or poor, a home is not a home unless the roots of love are ever striking deeper through the crust of the earthly and the conventional, into the very realities of being, not consciously always; seldom, perhaps; the simplicity of loving grows by living simply near nature and God.
Lucy Larcom

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan
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Striking Translations

striking in Dutch is snedig, juist, geprononceerd, raak
striking in Finnish is osua
striking in German is auffallend, anschlagend
striking in Latin is offensio, praeclarus
striking in Portuguese is golpear
striking in Spanish is llamativo
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