heart-stopping
adjective Date: 1943 extremely shocking or exciting <
a heart-stopping adventure
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heart-stopping views
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heart-stopper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heart-stopping — UK [ˈhɑː(r)t ˌstɒpɪŋ] US [ˈhɑrtˌstɑpɪŋ] adjective very frightening Thesaurus: making you feel afraidsynonym * * * ˈheart stopping [heart stopping] …   Useful english dictionary

  • heart-stopping — [härt′stäp΄iŋ] adj. very exciting, deeply moving, etc.; specif., a) very beautiful or pleasurable b) suspenseful [a heart stopping ninth inning] c) terrifying * * * …   Universalium

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  • heart-stopping — heart .stopping adj very exciting or frightening …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heart-stopping — adj. Heart stopping is used with these nouns: ↑moment …   Collocations dictionary

  • heart-stopping — [ˈhɑːt ˌstɒpɪŋ] adj very frightening or exciting For one heart stopping moment, I thought she was going to kiss me.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • heart-stopping — heart stop|ping [ hart,stapıŋ ] adjective extremely frightening …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heart-stopping — adjective thrilling; full of suspense. Derivatives heart stopper noun heart stoppingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • heart-stopping — UK [ˈhɑː(r)t ˌstɒpɪŋ] / US [ˈhɑrtˌstɑpɪŋ] adjective very frightening …   English dictionary

  • heart-stopper — noun see heart stopping …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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