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heart-stopping

adjective

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causing great emotional or mental stimulation
  • the movie's climax is a heart-stopping chase through the streets of San Francisco

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The first known use of heart-stopping was in 1888

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“Heart-stopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heart-stopping. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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