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commanding attention

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causing great astonishment and consternation

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causing or capable of causing bewilderment or shock or insensibility

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strikingly beautiful or attractive

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Stunning of livestock has been mandatory in the EU since 1979, although member states can grant exemptions for religious slaughter.
The aim of this study was to compare meat quality attributes in cattle subjected to different mechanical stunning methods--high power non-penetrating mechanical stun (HPNP), low power non-penetrating stun (LPNP), penetrative mechanical stunning (P) and slaughter followed by penetrative mechanical stun (US) in cattle.
This particular type of sea turtle is the most plagued by cold stunning in the Northeast, accounting for more than 75 percent of all recovered cold-stunned turtles in the region.
The law currently allows for the slitting of animals' throats without prior stunning to enable Muslims and Jews to meet the dietary requirements of their faiths, but with the caveat that it must not cause "unnecessary suffering".
Not only is this method of stunning animals before the slaughter severely painful as shown by the previous experiment, but there is also a rising concern that this method may be a factor in the spread of Mad cow disease from cattle to humans.
Kidman dazzled in her stunning red Balenciaga halter gown with a billowing bow at the neck.
Several of the photos depict endangered species, such as the yellow-lipped ladies' tresses orchid, and the northern harrier, but even more stunning is the close-up of a hover fly on a balloon flower.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending that the most humane stunning and killing methods should be selected for each species of animal.
With stunning views bringing external orientation into the spaces, fit-out devices such as signage soon become obsolete as occupants get to know their skyscape context.
If he had ever witnessed Shechita he would know that the Jewish community is exempt from stunning animals for a good reason.
Animals killed for Muslim halal and Jewish kosher meat are exempt from the rule that requires all animals to be stunned bef ore being slaughtered,because their religions have traditionally forbidden stunning.
In the fifteen minutes that follow this stunning edict, three women follow their hearts and decide not to relinquish their beautiful new daughters without attempting to negotiate through the American embassy in Shanghai, several hundred miles away.
An animal that has been electrically stunned can make a completely uninjured recovery so there is no reason why electric stunning cannot be used.
EVERY COUPLE OF YEARS, STUNNING CITIES RISE FROM FORGOTTEN EARTH.
CRIQUETTE Head-Maarek has given the green light for Stunning to run in the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on