startingly


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startingly

(ˈstɑːtɪŋlɪ)
adv
in sudden brief snatches, or with a sudden nervous jump or start
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It was a young woman in silvery satins of a Renascence design; she had golden hair in two long shining ropes, and a face so startingly pale between them that she might have been chryselephantine--made, that is, like some old Greek statues, out of ivory and gold.
More startingly, there is no light board; everything is controlled by the performers onstage.
However, as with his description of Van Gogh's paintings later in the 'Origin of the Work of Art', it is notable that at this point Heidegger did not reach towards what was happening at this point within modern art, that is, the beginning of the disappearance of the object and the challenge that abstraction was to bring, in terms of 'the making visible' that he would later glimpse so startingly and vividly within Klee's paintings.
Ahi donde Poe describe la enfermedad como "a species of epilepsy not unfrequently terminated in trance itself--trance very nearly resembling positive dissolution, and from which her manner of recovery was, in most instances, startingly abrupt" (1938, p.
I watched two startingly different reality shows this week both trying to find their version of the next top model.
Yet the phoenix team that has arisen already looks startingly together, in sync, and with three good wins under its belt, confident.
Much more relevant, though not nearly so contemporaneous, is Cindy Sherman, whom some of the works here quite startingly predict.
Pompeii: The Living City by Alex Butterworth and Ray Laurence (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 20 [pounds sterling]) focuses on the last twenty years in the life of the the city, and by concentrating on its inhabitants at every stratum of society, from traders to slaves, it brings Pompeii startingly alive once more.
Ghonduran Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga is said to be startingly clever and orthodox with outstanding language skills.