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Adj.1.attention-getting - seizing the attention; "eye-catching posters"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
2.attention-getting - likely to attract attention; "a catchy title for a movie"
appealing - able to attract interest or draw favorable attention; "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"
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BOP rep John Burt's hissyfit walkout from a forum for NH House speaker candidates was an attention-getting move by someone who needs all the attention he can muster in that field.
In particular, UV-resistance and water-resistance is enhanced without sacrificing the bright, attention-getting properties of dye-based inks.
A companion piece to the Dardennes' "Two Days, One Night" In its strong sense of labor and justice in an often unjust economy, Stephane Brize's sixth feature film (and first to be presented in competition at Cannes) Is the kind of low-key social drama that almost feels out of place In a festival that favors attention-getting auteur fare.
Expanding on the Introduction of its Radiant Pink model, launched in October in conjunction with a charity program during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Aquarius Designer Series now comes in three more attention-getting colors: Vibrant Teal, Brilliant Black and Pearly White.
Take, for example, the classic-sounding "A Few Hours,'' with its undertow vocals, toe-tapping guitar and sharp, lacerating horns: The effect is a riveting blast of blues, brisk and attention-getting.
Let's Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get More Done offers up a formula for a new kind of meeting: one which uses principles of engaging, attention-getting activities and approaches to turn meetings from dull shop talk to exciting events participants look forward to.
From attention-getting video showing citizens defending themselves during riots and disasters, to well-thought and reasoned responses to common "attack" questions from gun-grabbers, Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire is a must-see.
in 2009, is undertaking the attention-getting measure to demand that President Obama prioritize his case and Cuba release him, New York Times reports.
The agency decided to use whimsical attention-getting messaging and some nontraditional media, such as a spot that ran in local movie theaters.
The summer Las Vegas Market was full of attention-getting introductions in furniture, lighting, home decor and mattresses.
The digitally manipulated images of the pope and Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed El-Tayeb were part of the company's "UNHATE" campaign to promote tolerance, the latest in Benetton's attention-getting advertisements, which have featured death row inmates and a person dying from AIDS.
Canadian Tire will introduce the Energizer lights in stores mid- January 2012 in creative and attention-getting merchandisers designed to educate consumers on the benefits of LED lighting in their homes throughout its locations.

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