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striking,

v applying drumming-type rhythms and strokes to the body; an oscillation procedure in manual therapy sessions that serves to decongest the lungs, stimulate the nervous system, create rhythms, and loosen attachments.

striking

a vigorous forward pounding action with a front limb. It is an instinctive defense or attack action by a horse which can be very dangerous to an inattentive handler.
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Ripley Publishing has been awarded two prestigious book awards for its latest annual, Strikingly True .
Copenhagen's Little Mermaid and n Coventry's water nymph are strikingly similar but treated very differently by the respective cities
Some of these new projects are strikingly modern and provide an exciting contrast to neighborhood streets.
Such crucial symbolic elements, which are elevated through juxtaposition into emblems of transcendence, emphasize Kereszi's talent for descrying and depicting "random" scenes so strikingly composed that one wonders at first whether she has arranged them herself.
Let me urge my favorite magazine to stop calling the United States "America," as has happened in several issues and most strikingly in the Fall 2004 issue with the cover story "Between Two Americas.
Over fifty four-color photos, many before published, accompany an essay by art historian/curator Kate Bush, presenting a gorgeous, multi-cultural series of images which are strikingly posed and unforgettable.
At the same time that developed countries--where an abundant stream of cheap and easily accessible food is ever ready for consumption--struggle to cope with increasing rates of obesity among their populations, the picture is strikingly different in the world's less developed counties, where more than 800 million people are chronically undernourished, Food security--having physical and economic access to enough safe, nutritious food--is inextricably linked with environmental conditions.
He thereby served as an inspiration to countless others--black and white, rich and poor, male and female, gay and straight, The two presentations cover much of the same biographical ground but do so in strikingly different ways.
Eight years her junior, he is confident, strikingly handsome and well educated.
Home to seven oil refineries and at least 175 heavy industrial plants, the area suffers from strikingly high rates of cancer and asthma.
Martine Lamy was a sparkling Titania opposite a strikingly noble Geon van der Wyst as Oberon.
A Kirkland Lake provincial geologist believes there is a yet-to-be a discovered gold camp in the Lake Abitibi area that is strikingly similar to deposits found in Timmins and Kirkland Lake.