- capable of attacking an enemy, especially by air: striking power.
- within the extent of space through which it is possible to attack a target effectively: striking distance.
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Example sentences from the Web for strikingly
Displays of malformations were obviously often strikingly offensive, none more so than the “Hottentot Venus.”We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus|Anthony Paletta|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Watercolors are strikingly identical and the charcoal works, done with color pencil, are deceptively perfect.
“What he did to the Church internally is a sadder story, most strikingly in his failure on the abuse crisis,” Berry says.The Seedy Side of Sainthood: Was John Paul II Canonized Too Fast?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On first impression, the two make a strikingly disparate pair.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Smith is pale and gangly, sporting a flop of dirty blond hair and a strikingly deep voice.
The circumstances and surroundings were strikingly different from those associated in his mind with such a service.Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati|Warren C. Herrick
All this was strikingly contrasted with the selfishness which he had recently betrayed, when he was in personal danger.Tales And Novels, Volume 7 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
In the course of it, an incident occurred which strikingly illustrates the boldness and originality of Alexander's character.Alexander the Great|Jacob Abbott
The change of time to triple, at the part marked scherzando is unexpected and strikingly original.
It strikingly bespeaks the first-class man that Captain Swosser pre-eminently was.