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Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary

I - noun
1. the physical coming together of two or more things
- contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
contact, impinging
Derivationally related forms:
strike, impinge (for: impinging), contact (for: contact)
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
collision, hit, engagement, mesh, meshing,
interlocking, flick, impact, touch, touching
2. the act of contacting one thing with another
- repeated hitting raised a large bruise
- after three misses she finally got a hit
hit, hitting
Derivationally related forms:
strike, hit (for: hitting), hit (for: hit)
touch, touching
contusion, crash, smash, bunt, fly,
fly ball, grounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper, header,
scorcher, screamer, plunk, plunker

II - adjective
1. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect (Freq. 14)
- a dramatic sunset
- a dramatic pause
- a spectacular display of northern lights
- it was a spectacular play
- his striking good looks always created a sensation
dramatic, spectacular
Similar to:
Derivationally related forms:
strikingness, drama (for: dramatic)
2. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
- an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
- a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
- salient traits
- a spectacular rise in prices
- a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
- a striking resemblance between parent and child
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular
Similar to:
Derivationally related forms:
strikingness, spectacle (for: spectacular), saliency (for: salient), salience (for: salient)

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