striking

definition: 
having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
sentence: 
Since mass-market carmakers’ margins are so slim, it could have a striking effect on their profitability.
Large studies should give us a clearer picture, but so far they don’t show the striking lifesaving quality we’ve come to expect from cancer screening.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
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