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strahy king

  • n  the physical coming together of two or more things
  • n  the act of contacting one thing with another
  • v  deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
  • v  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
  • v  hit against; come into sudden contact with
  • v  make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
  • v  indicate (a certain time) by striking
  • v  affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
  • v  stop work in order to press demands
    The auto workers are striking for higher wages
  • v  touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • v  attain
  • v  produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
  • v  cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
  • v  find unexpectedly
  • v  produce by ignition or a blow
  • v  remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
  • v  cause to experience suddenly
  • v  drive something violently into a location
  • v  occupy or take on
  • v  form by stamping, punching, or printing
  • v  smooth with a strickle
  • v  pierce with force
  • v  arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing
  • s  sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    his striking good looks always created a sensation
  • s  having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    a striking resemblance between parent and child

  • Meteors striking the surface of the earth leave behind an otherworldly mark.
  • Architect Ricardo Legorreta has created a striking interface between the contemporary and the colonial.
  • It's an effect that would seem to defy reason yet Targ reports striking results.
News & Articles

  • Milwaukee man charged after striking woman with vehicle
    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 41-year-old Adolph Key of Milwaukee is facing charges after striking a 23-year-old Milwaukee woman with his vehicle while...
    June 21, 2013 - FOX 6 Milwaukee
  • Pricing And Independent Games Policy Still Loom Large For Microsoft's Xbox One
    With Microsoft's striking reversal of its controversial used games and DRM policies, a lot of pundits are declaring the next-gen console war back on. Microsoft may have used two major press events mostly to engender the rage of the internet and the hardcore gaming community, but now it's listening to fans and people can get back to evaluating it and Sony's PS4 on their merits alone.
    June 21, 2013 - Forbes
  • Man accused of striking vehicle has trial date set
    A man accused of intentionally striking a vehicle to hurt the occupants inside has a trial date set.
    June 20, 2013 - Park Hills Daily Journal

  • Tiger Wood in FOXNews
    A guy that's won 14 majors, he's got a lot of game,Els said, "I think he's very close. I haven't played with him in about a year. I think his ball-striking was pretty good the last two days. His short game is pretty sharp, he just didn't...
  • Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
    With these sanctions-along with others-we are striking at the heart of the Iranian government's ability to fund and develop its nuclear programs,Mr. Obama said at a White House ceremony.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in International Herald Tribune
    Told by reporters about the Taliban claim of responsibility for the attack, Cheney said: "I think they clearly try to find ways to question the authority of the central government. Striking at Bagram with a suicide bomber, I suppose, is one way to...

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