[ uh-ten-shuh n-get-ing ]
/ əˈtɛn ʃənˌgɛt ɪŋ /
conspicuously drawing attention to something or someone: an attention-getting device; attention-getting behavior.
Why Are People Getting “Canceled”?It’s a bit disconcerting that we’re canceling people because in many ways it’s dehumanizing. So, why are we using it?
Where Did Narwhals Get Their Name?It’s likely no surprise that around here, we delight in animals with interesting names—from zedonk to beefalo. One of the few creatures that can top the zedonk for linguistic and zoological oddness is the narwhal. If you’ve ever seen a creature that looks like a whale with a unicorn horn, you might imagine it’s been Photoshopped. But that’s not fiction—that’s a narwhal. Where did the …
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"The best-selling car in America, in the least attention-getting color," Cruz said.
Therefore be sure that your attention-getting device has at least one of three points of superiority.Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins