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Astonishing or awe-inspiring in quality, so as to take one's breath away.‘the scene was one of breathtaking beauty’
spectacular, magnificent, wonderful, awe-inspiring, awesome, astounding, astonishing, amazing, stunning, stupendous, incrediblethrilling, excitingsensational, out of this world, fabulous, fantastic, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, amazeballswondrousView synonyms
- ‘What did those people know about the breathtaking beauty of nature and her wares?’
- ‘Three particular decisions made by Government are breathtaking in their foolishness.’
- ‘The setting is a breathtaking reminder of the wondrous beauty of our province.’
- ‘As a photographer, I am, of course, touched by the breathtaking beauty of our wildlife.’
- ‘In her paintings, she is able to express a breathtaking religious ecstasy.’
- ‘The cinematography is breathtaking and every element of the production design feels authentic.’
- ‘The views down all three branches of the lake are breathtaking.’
- ‘The breathtaking new images from Mars have the seductive familiarity of holiday snapshots.’
- ‘The sensuality of the moment is breathtaking, causing cheeks to blush and pulses to pound.’
- ‘The music is exhilarating, the costumes are breathtaking, and the acting is superb.’
- ‘It's a rugged county with a spectacular and breathtaking coastline, full of history and legend.’
- ‘At the peak, the 360 degree view of the surrounding valley is breathtaking on a clear day.’
- ‘The result is spectacular, breathtaking, and needs to be seen to be grasped fully.’
- ‘The alpine air was inspirational, and the view from the tower at the summit was breathtaking.’
- ‘Eyes that sparkled with all the mystery and magic of the dream lit up a face of breathtaking beauty.’
- ‘That said, all this breathtaking footage had to be broken up somehow.’
- ‘These great performances are supplemented by quite breathtaking visuals of a phenomenal quality.’
- ‘Start at the top end of town for the sheer breathtaking spectacle, if nothing else.’
- ‘To see these crowds running around in different directions in front of you with no slow-down was breathtaking.’
- ‘It was a breathtaking tour, with dazzling blue waters on one side and broad flat shorelines on the other.’
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