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  • adj. Alternative spelling of heartstopping.


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  • When Nixon used the word 'heart-stopping', I realised that was the moment of vulnerability and there wouldn't be another one.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • A retired firefighter, he said the restaurant had long been popular with public-safety and sanitation workers, thanks to reasonable prices and hearty a k a heart-stopping portions.

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  • For some on the pier, looking up to see this large yacht bearing down on them, it was a heart-stopping moment.


  • The team's heart-stopping tie with India drew a television audience of 42 million in India, making it the most-watched World Cup game there for more than a decade, according to TAM India, a media research firm.

    World Cup's Unlikely Heroes

  • What is heart-stopping is the beauty of what they have to show and the organization of thought that Gustavo brings to his teaching.

    Terence Clarke: Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne: The New Tango

  • Twice in the course of 'Luck's' first hour, we got heart-stopping glimpses of what it's like to be inside a horse race; director Michael Mann gave us a jockey's view of pounding hooves, straining muscles and dangerous maneuvers.

    'Luck': Dustin Hoffman And David Milch Debut Their New HBO Drama

  • Joe Cermele brings you up to speed on the latest jaw-dropping and heart-stopping pending record catches from around the globe.

    More Recent Records From The IGFA

  • As Mike, the muscle for meth kingpin Gustavo Fring Giancarlo Esposito, the bullet-headed character actor makes sequences like Sunday's heart-stopping opener — in which he blasted his way out of an ambush, then calmly bent his nearly blown-off ear back into place — look like a walk in the proverbial park.

    Cheers & Jeers: Breaking Bad Takes it to the Banks

  • In addition to all the reading rooms, libraries and schools we visited, we also experienced amazing natural, historical, and cultural sites including a heart-stopping drive through the immense Blue Nile Canyon, the churches of Lalibella in the north that are literally carved out a mountain of solid rock from the top down, ancient monasteries on remote islands, traditional Ethiopian food and music highlighted by several lively performances of traditional shoulder dancing.


  • Thanks to Metcalf's amazing ability to show a range of emotion - on more than one occasion in unpredictable and heart-stopping outbursts - we never wind up feeling contempt for Juliana's character, despite her self-destructive behavior and severe distrust of others.

    Danny Groner: The Mysteries Within The Other Place


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