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thrillingly beautiful, remarkable, astonishing, exciting, or the like:
a breathtaking performance.
Contemporary Examples

The Best Books by U.S. Presidents Allen Barra February 17, 2013
Fresh Picks Chris Rendell October 3, 2011
The Most Stunning View Ever of Planets Being Born Matthew R. Francis November 8, 2014
Mark McKinnon: Backstage at the Bush Movie Mark McKinnon August 29, 2012
Apple’s Deal With the Devil Dan Lyons March 15, 2012

Historical Examples

Janet of the Dunes Harriet T. Comstock
Queen of the Black Coast Robert E. Howard
Janet of the Dunes Harriet T. Comstock
The Inhabited Richard Wilson
The Rustlers of Pecos County Zane Grey

causing awe or excitement: a breathtaking view


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