Strikingly sentence example

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  • The length of her body was strikingly out of proportion to her short legs.
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  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.
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  • The position of Iannina is strikingly picturesque.
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  • For a strikingly colorful, yet simple dish, try orange and beet salad.
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  • Prince Alexander possessed much charm and amiability of manner; he was tall, dignified and strikingly handsome.
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  • Palms an strikingly deficient: there are only three out of 79 genera of Areceae and the Corypheae are entirely ahsent.
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  • Colors range from strikingly beautiful shades of rust brown, copper and bronze with undertones that are strong and iridescent.
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  • Its wide collar and lapel has a vague 1970s look while the rest of the coat is strikingly modern.
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  • In many forms its hyphae are particularly thick-walled, and may strikingly resemble the epidermis of a vascular plant.
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  • Most interesting of all, perhaps, are the annals of Sennacherib, the destruction of whose hosts by the angel of God is so strikingly depicted in the Book of Kings.
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  • Social flowers, whose nectar is concealed as in (3), but the flowers are grouped in heads which render them strikingly conspicuous, and several flowers can be simultaneously pollinated.
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  • The bra is available in sizes 36C to 44DDD in colors that are strikingly beautiful.
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  • If you are a fan of the Harry Potter series, Magic Academy will seem familiar with the strikingly similar characters you encounter throughout the game.
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  • Since each mineral performs strikingly different functions, tests to confirm deficiency are markedly different from each other.
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  • People with Alzheimer's have strikingly faulty memories.
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  • When highlights are expertly done, your hair can actually grow out easily to about an inch and a half without the presence of strikingly dark roots.
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  • Moreover, if your hair is naturally frizzy or curly, a good blowout and a flat iron can give you a new strikingly modelesque look for prom.
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  • The frog looks strikingly similar to the one in the film.
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  • There are a number of strikingly different ways to drape a sari, though, that don't resemble the Nivi method at all.
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  • Another point to keep in mind is color; products that appear a certain shade on your computer screen may occasionally look strikingly different in person.
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  • It's a look that can evoke dresses of the 1940s and 1950s or can be strikingly modern.
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  • Some of the ads on this site are strikingly heartfelt essays about the person's hopes and dreams.
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  • While it is strikingly similar to diamonds, it does have differences that may make it an even more luxurious choice for an engagement ring.
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  • Unusual rings can be strikingly beautiful and elegant while at the same time being just as meaningful as any traditional diamond solitaire engagement ring or bridal set.
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  • Colorless diamonds may be the most popular diamond but the chocolate diamond is strikingly beautiful.
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  • Northern California is strikingly different than the Southern part of the state.
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  • Huge and muscular size: Eyewitness reports are strikingly similar, noting the size of the creature and especially the strong, broad chest.
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  • The symptoms of mercury poisoning and autism are strikingly similar, as illustrated by a comparison chart found at the bottom of the National Autism Society's page on thimerosal.
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  • However the cost differences and convenience can often be strikingly different.
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  • All these are strikingly alike in appearance and general characters, differing essentially only in chemical composition, and it would seem better to reserve the name cerargyrite for the whole group, using the names chlorargyrite (AgC1), embolite (Ag(Cl, Bl)), bromargyrite (AgBr) and iodembolite (Ag(C1, Br, I)) for the different isomorphous members of the group. They are cubic in crystallization, with the cube and the octahedron as prominent forms, but crystals are small and usually indistinct; there is no cleavage.
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  • His imperfect acquaintance with French feeling was strikingly proved in the despatch which he sent home on learning of Napoleon's escape from Elba.
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  • In this respect the fate of Pappus strikingly resembles that of Diophantus.
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  • Perhaps the best is that of the Sudanese Locustid (Myrmecophana fallax), which is strikingly ant-like.
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  • (7) Uplifting work among the Panchamas or low-tastes, which has been strikingly successful among the Malas (American Baptists) and the Madigas (London Missionary Society) of the Telugu-speaking country, who come in mass movements to the Christian faith.
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  • In the Lower Carboniferous rocks of Scotland intercalated volcanic rocks are strikingly abundant, and now form an important feature in the geology of the southern portion of that country.
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  • Sumerian has a system of vowel harmony strikingly like that seen in all modern agglutinative languages, and it has also vocalic dissimilation similar to that found in modern Finnish and Esthonian.
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  • This profoundly national character disengaged itself gradually, and has been more strikingly evident since 1870.
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  • Buffaloes of an uncouth appearance and of a dark slaty color, strikingly contrasting with the neat cattle, abound in Egypt.
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  • The feeling entertained by large numbers even of the educated class of Egyptians was strikingly illustrated by the terms of an anonymous letter received by Lord Cromer in May 1906.
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  • The obsequies of Achilles, as described in the Odyssey, were also celebrated with details which are strikingly similar to those observed in tumuli both of the Bronze and Iron Ages.
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  • In the same year she played Roxane in Racine's Bajazet, winning a complete triumph, but it was in Racine's Phedre, which she first played on the 21st of January 1843, that her peculiar gifts were most strikingly manifested.
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  • From what has been already said it is evident that among algae also strikingly similar forms exist in widely different groups.
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  • But the hydroxide of thallium, in most of its properties, comes very close to the alkali metals; it is strongly basic, forms an insoluble chloroplatinate, and an alum strikingly similar to the corresponding potassium compounds.
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  • Most of the valleys, lakes and sea lochs run in a south-westerly and northeasterly direction, a feature strikingly exhibited in west Argyllshire.
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  • The most impressive form of solitary cone is that wherein after vast denudation a thick overlying formation has been reduced to a single outlier, such as Morven in Caithness, the two Bens Griam in Sutherland, and still more strikingly, the pyramids of red sandstone on the western margin of the shires of Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty.
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  • This reference to His own personal mission is strikingly expanded in words which He uttered on the return of the disciples.
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  • But the way in which the two writers have used the same materials is strikingly different.
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  • It is true, moreover, that, unless tested by a few unchanging principles, his acts were often strikingly inconsistent; and even when so tested, not infrequently remain so in appearance.
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  • Although during the Gondwana period the flora of India differed greatly from that of Europe, it was strikingly similar to the contemporaneous floras of South America, South Africa and Australia.
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  • Eight of the species were new and strikingly peculiar.
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  • For it strikingly illustrates the fact that the temple of En-lil, like that of the Sun-god at Sippar and the other great temples in Babylonia, possessed a body of mythological and religious texts, which formed subjects for study and comment among the priestly scribes.
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  • The coasts of Nicaragua are strikingly different in configuration.
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  • This matter can be strikingly illustrated with an ordinary gyroscope, e.g.
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  • In the epic poems which may be assumed to have taken their final shape in the early centuries before and after the Christian era, their popular character, so strikingly illustrated by their inclusion in the Brahmanical triad, appears in full force; whilst their cult is likewise attested by the coins and inscriptions of the early centuries of our era.
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  • The wide contrast between his German and Italian rule is strikingly exemplified in the fact that, while he endeavoured to overthrow the republics in Italy, he held in check the power of the nobles in Germany, by conferring municipal franchises and independent rights on the principal cities.
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  • After his cousin Gustavus Adolphus, whom in many respects he strikingly resembled, he was indubitably the most amiable and brilliant of all the princes of the House of Vasa.
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  • The rise of political utilitarianism illustrates most strikingly the way in which the value and dignity of philosophical principles depends on the purpose to which they are applied.
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  • His views on the origin of the belief in the gods is strikingly modern.
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  • In the former class he places supernatural beings (including men with man y as well as ghosts and spirits), blood, new-born children with their mothers, and corpses; which list might be considerably extended, for instance, by the inclusion of natural portents, and animals and plants such as are strikingly odd, dangerous or useful.
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  • It is still surrounded by medieval walls and towers, and is strikingly picturesque.
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  • A desire for glory was one of the most deeply-rooted passions of his nature, and one of the points in which he most strikingly anticipated the humanistic scholars who succeeded him.
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  • Grass-culms grow with great rapidity, as is most strikingly seen in bamboos, where a height of over ioo ft.
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  • Other prophets confine themselves to vague and general predictions, but the author of Daniel is strikingly particular as to detail in everything relating to the period in which he lived, i.e.
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  • It is, indeed, if not the most amusing of Swift's satirical works, the most strikingly original, and the one in which the compass of his powers is most fully displayed.
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  • The respect in which he was held by the Russians was strikingly shown in 1760, when a farm he occupied near Charlottenburg happened to be pillaged by the invading Russian army.
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  • This legalism contrasts strikingly with the efforts of pagan philosophy to exhibit virtue as its own reward; and the contrast is triumphantly pointed out by more than one early Christian writer.
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  • The exclusion of private happiness from the ends at which it is a duty to aim contrasts strikingly with the view of Butler and Reid, that man, as a rational being, is under manifest obligation " to seek his own interest.
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  • There are found strikingly developed marine terraces of gravel, shore lines and surf beaches marked on the solid rock.
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  • Maria della Verita just outside the town are strikingly beautiful.
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  • But along the Drave and Danube the plains are sometimes strikingly fertile, and yield an abundance of grain, fruit and wine.
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  • The faunal aspect of the Tertiary periods differs strikingly from that of preceding Secondary or Mesozoic; in place of the great saurian reptiles we find the rapid development and finally the maximum expansion of mammals.
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  • With the sure instinct of genius, he seized the characteristic features of the phenomena presented to his attention, and his inferences, except when distorted by polemical exigencies, have been strikingly confirmed by modern investigations.
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  • His oracles, of which specimens are extant in Herodotus and Pausanias, were written in hexameter verse, and were considered to have been strikingly fulfilled.
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  • The government, strikingly unlike the Jesuit autocracy, is of a republican form; and the superior, though first in honour, has to take his turn in discharging all the duties which come to each priest of the society in the order of his seniority, including that of waiting at table, which is not entrusted in the Oratory to lay brothers, according to the practice in most other communities.
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  • The remaining books are strikingly original and are to be regarded as embracing Apollonius's own researches.
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  • On the other hand there was the far more complex Marattiaceous type, strikingly similar in both vegetative and reproductive characters to the recent members of the family.
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  • This change is most strikingly illustrated by the inrush of Angiosperms, in the equally marked decrease in the Cycads, and in the altered character of the ferns.
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  • Their shop takes its name from an ammonite found in Dorset, eons old, but the work on display here is strikingly contemporary.
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  • The church is extremely interesting from the architectural point and strikingly beautiful.
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  • The smiling Egyptian, now sporting strikingly blond hair, had misgivings about his win over White.
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  • The sea is a deep turquoise blue and the mountains are strikingly green.
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  • So Pompeii is conceived initially as a four-part television series recreating - with strikingly detailed computer graphics - everyday life in the Roman town.
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  • She was far advanced in years, but was still strikingly handsome.
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  • With strikingly good looks and tall for his age, Fleming developed mannerisms that would stay with him for the rest of his life.
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  • In common with most holidays in the Maldives the sand here is strikingly pure and white.
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  • Languages are strikingly similar as well as strikingly different.
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  • A richly chlorophyllous tissue, with numerous intercellular spaces communicates with the exterior by stomata, strikingly similar to those of the vascular plants (see below).
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  • This takes account of - (I) the ArcticAlpine zone, including all the vegetation of the region bordering on perpetual snow; (2) the Boreal zone, including the temperate lands of North America, Europe and Asia, all of which are substantially alike in botanical character; (3) the Tropical zone, divided sharply into (a) the tropical zone of the New World, and (b) the tropical zone of the Old World, the forms of which differ in a significant degree; (4) the Austral zone, comprising all continental land south of the equator, and sharply divided into three regions the floras of which are strikingly distinct - (a) South American, (b) South African and (c) Australian; (5) the Oceanic, comprising all oceanic islands, the flora of which consists exclusively of forms whose seeds could be drifted undestroyed by ocean currents or carried by birds.
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  • Sentiments of limited independence of the British government had been developing since the very beginning of the settlement (see Massachusetts), and their strength in 1689 had been strikingly exhibited in the local revolution of that year, when the royal governor, Sir Edmund Andros, and other high officials, were frightened into surrender and were imprisoned.
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  • This distinction agrees with that made by the gnostic Basilides no less strikingly than the Manichaean criticism of the Old Testament does with that propounded by the Marcionites (see the Acta Archelai, in which Mani is made to utter the antitheses of Marcion).
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  • But the Hudson is strikingly exceptional in this respect; it possesses a deep and navigable tide-water channel all through its gorge in the highlands, a feature which has usually been explained as the result of depression of the land, but may also be explained by glacial erosion without change of land-level; a feature which, in connection with the Mohawk Valley, has been absolutely determinative of the metropolitan rank reached by New York City at the Hudson mouth.
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  • Such patterns were used in Cappadocia, and the priest in the rocksculpture at Ibriz wears an embroidered robe strikingly similar in style to the pattern on the Midas tomb; but the idea of using the pattern as the Phrygians did seems peculiar to themselves.
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  • In respect to finance this authority was strikingly manifested in the burdens imposed on wealthy citizens by the requirements of the " liturgies " (Xarovpyiat), which consisted in the provision of a chorus for theatrical performances, or defraying the expenses of the public games, or, finally, the equipment of a ship, " the trierarchy," which was economically and politically the most important.
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  • Every now and then indeed a striking circumstance, strikingly told, occurs in Joinville, such as the famous incident of the woman who carried in one hand a chafing dish of fire, in the other a phial of water, that she might burn heaven and quench hell, lest in future any man should serve God merely for hope of the one or fear of the other.
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  • His writings, which are distinguished by clarity, vigour and rigid reasoning, rather than by any show of scholarship - in the extent of which, however solid in character Hamilton's might have been, he was surpassed by several of his contemporaries - are in general strikingly empirical in basis.
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  • It looks strikingly contemporary but is more than 40 years old - only the reel-to-reel tape deck gives away its vintage.
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  • Strikingly, that species has independently developed full-colour trichromatic vision.
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  • Strikingly low circulating CRP concentrations in ultramarathon runners independent of markers of adiposity - How low can you go?
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  • The sharp contour of the mountains against the sky was strikingly different from the surrounding lowlands.
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  • When buying this kind of furniture, it is usually best to look for timeless pieces instead of furniture that is strikingly done in a certain style, as your tastes are likely to change over the years.
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  • If done correctly, your mirror image will be strikingly different than when you first started.
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  • Available in various colors and made of strikingly different materials, perfume bottles exemplify elegance in a way that few other accessories truly can.
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  • Orange and blue: Orange and blue are complementary colors on the color wheel, which means that they make an unlikely but strikingly beautiful pair.
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  • A Great Pyrenees Mountain Dog, lovingly referred to as a Great Pry, is strikingly beautiful to behold and moves with a sense of gracefulness unexpected from a dog of its size.
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  • Thus, many photos taken at the time showcase strikingly similar outfits across varying social levels.
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  • For couples that prefer the look of dazzling diamonds set in rich platinum or white gold, the selections of style and design are strikingly beautiful.
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  • The attitude of Paul toward glossolaly among his converts strikingly resembles Plato's opinion as expressed in the Timaeus, p. 72, of the enthusiastic ecstasies of the ancient µav ns (soothsayer).
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  • In Caulerpa the imitation of a higher plant by the differentiation of fixing, supporting and assimilating organs (root, stem and leaf) from different branches of the single cell is strikingly complete.
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  • The surface layer of the rhizome bears rhizoids, and its whole structure strikingly resembles that of the typical root of a vascular plant.
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  • The evolution of the vascular structure of the petiole in the higher ferns is strikingly parallel with that of the stem, except in some few special cases.
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  • In its vivid blue colour it contrasts strikingly with the emerald-green malachite, also a basic copper carbonate, but containing rather more water and less carbon dioxide.
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  • The flora of Russia, which represents an intermediate link between the flora of Germany and the flora of Siberia, is strikingly uniform over a very large area.
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  • But the costume and physiognomy of the inhabitants, the narrow streets and flatroofed, whitewashed houses, and more than all, the thousands of palm-trees in its gardens and fields, give the place a strikingly Oriental aspect, and render it unique among the cities of Spain.
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  • They like the gossiping and bartering at the rural markets and in the larger fairs, which are sometimes held in strikingly picturesque localities.
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  • The following table gives particulars of temperature averages at a few typical places: In respect of precipitation the entire region of Caucasia may be divided into two strikingly contrasted regions, a wet and a dry.
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  • Despite, however, its heavy foreign admixture the old Americanism of the city remains strikingly predominant.
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  • Strikingly similar in design and construction is a large quadrangular building, the foundations of which were discovered by the British School near the presumed Cynosarges; this may perhaps be the Gymnasium of Hadrian, which Pausanias tells us also possessed ioo columns.
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  • The increase of the trade of Hamburg is most strikingly shown by that of x11.28 a the shipping belonging to the port.
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  • The downward course of the curve is, owing to hysteresis, strikingly different from its upward course, and when the magnetizing force has been reduced to zero, there is still remaining an induction of 7500 units.
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  • The census of the 31st of December 1900 was strikingly defective; it was wholly discarded for the city of Rio de Janeiro, and had to be completed by office computations in the returns from several states.
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  • The constitution of Hungary is in many respects strikingly analogous to that of Great Britain, more especially in the fact that it is based on no written document but on immemorial prescription, confirmed or modified by a series of enactments, of which the earliest and most famous was the Golden Bull of Andrew III.
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  • The most conspicuous event of Andrew's reign was the promulgation in 1222 of the so-called Golden Bull, which has aptly been called the Magna Carta of Hungary, and is in some of its provisions strikingly reminiscent of that signed seven years previously by the English king John.
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  • As a politician Fourier achieved uncommon success, but his fame chiefly rests on his strikingly original contributions to science and mathematics.
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  • It is more strikingly illustrated in the manufacture of glass cane and tube.
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  • On the other hand, limestone and sandstone, especially of the Mesozoic strata, are strikingly deficient.
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  • The best of these are exquisite in workmanship, graceful in design, often strikingly original in conception, and usually naturalistic in ideal.
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  • The Maltese catacombs are strikingly similar to those of Rome, and were likewise used as places of burial and of refuge in time of persecution.
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  • Cleveland's independence was nowhere more strikingly shown during his second term than in his action in regard to the tariff legislation of his party in Congress.
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  • His theology is most strikingly contained in the Andover address, "Relations of Faith and Philosophy," which was delivered before the Porter Rhetorical Society in 1849.
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  • This tendency to denominational union is manifest partly in the work of the various educational and missionary societies which have been enumerated, but more strikingly in the institution of the National Council, which is convened at intervals of three years, and is composed of ministers and lay delegates representing the churches.
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  • The new essays, as has been remarked, differ strikingly from the older ones in respect of length; and the whimsical unexpectedness of the titles reappears in but two of them: "Des Coches" and "Des Boiteux."
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  • This was, however, far from satisfying the parties of the extreme Left, and the strength of Social Democracy in Saxony was even more strikingly displayed in 1909 when, in spite of plural voting, under a complicated franchise, 25 Socialist members were returned to the Saxon diet.
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  • Plants which were strikingly alike were placed together, but there was at first little attempt at systematic classification.
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  • When the altitudes of the intermont latitudinal valleys are compared, the significance orographically of the Chimen valley and of the Kum-kol valley is strikingly emphasized.
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  • The most remarkable cliffs are those formed of perpendicular basaltic columns, extending for many miles, and most strikingly displayed in Fair Head and the celebrated Giant's Causeway.
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  • His precocious maturity is strikingly evident from the first.
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  • The economic importance of Czechoslovakia is strikingly shown by a comparison with the rest of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
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  • Such was the case not only with some metals, such as lead, zinc, copper, but still more strikingly with textile materials such as wool, flax, and the like, and most of all with agricultural products such as grain, meat and meat products, timber.
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  • Proctor in 1877 directed attention to the composition of the slag resulting from the burning of esparto, which they found to be strikingly similar to that of average medical bottle glass, the latter yielding on analysis 66.3% of silica and 25.1% of alkalies and alkaline.
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  • The lustre is bright and metallic. In its external characters graphite is thus strikingly similar to molybdenite.
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  • Their scales are generally rough and spinous; but otherwise they possess no strikingly distinguishing peculiarity, unless the loose skin of their throat, which is transversely folded and capable of inflation, be regarded as such.
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  • As regards the effects of his subsequent remorse and the use to which his ill-gotten gains were put, the strikingly apparent discrepancies between the narratives of Matt.
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  • The varying climatic conditions of Mexico have produced breeds of cattle that have not only departed from the original Spanish type, but likewise present strikingly different characteristics among themselves.
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  • 2 And thus it came to pass, as Dr Westcott strikingly puts it, that " by Cranmer's petition, by Crumwell's influence, and by Henry's authority, without any formal ecclesiastical decision, the book was given to the English people, which is the foundation of the text of our present Bible.
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  • The dragon-flies and May-flies are also active throughout their lives and possess external wingrudiments, though the young insects differ rather strikingly from their parents.
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  • The winged insects resemble the May-flies in their short feelers and in the large number (50 to 60) of their Malpighian tubes, but differ most strikingly from those insects in their strong wellarmoured bodies, their powerful jaws adapted for a predaceous manner of life, and the close similarity of the hind-wings to the forewings.
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  • The scenery is everywhere strikingly beautiful and varied, and the coral beds of the more secluded bays in its harbours are conspicuous for their exquisite colouring.
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