Definitions

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  • adv. In a striking way.
  • adv. To a remarkable degree or extent.
  • adv. Remarkably, surprisingly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a striking manner; in such a manner as to surprise or impress; forcibly; impressively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a striking manner

Etymologies

striking +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • - with two of the three men boasting stage-worthy performance names and the third a moniker strikingly similar to a certain famous actress from the 1980s.

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  • Dr. King's antiwar heritage and social justice commitments remain strikingly relevant today.

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  • LH, until you stop telling EVERYONE to use the Enignma installer, most EVERYONE is going to use it, resulting in strikingly similar desktops over and over and over and over and over.

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  • And it came in strikingly similar fashion to last Sunday's late-game giveaway to Carolina at Lambeau.

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  • WASHINGTON — The vice presidential transition was in strikingly clear view Sunday.

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  • This model differed strikingly from the simple antisense model of that time, which only predicted interaction between an interfering single-stranded RNA molecule and mRNA.

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  • The question that emerges most strikingly is this: Did the members of this Administation deceive the American people about the war or were they simply incompetent to run the Nation's foreign policy? continue reading ...

    Balkinization

  • In the magazine, army officials are given a lesson from Professor Rumbledoore and his staff, a name strikingly similar to Rowling?

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  • The question that emerges most strikingly is this: Did the members of this Administation deceive the American people about the war or were they simply incompetent to run the Nation's foreign policy?

    Balkinization

  • For over 10 years, Graham ran an ad in the phone book under Abortion Services, using a name strikingly similar to the Causeway Medical Clinic, a genuine abortion provider also suing Graham.

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