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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheart-stoppingˈheart-ˌstopping adjective  very exciting or frightening
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heart-stoppingAnd a brake system that's anything but heart-stopping.He held her - just for one heart-stopping, breathtaking moment.There were some heart-stopping moments in the Town goalmouth, but they survived and nearly ran off with a win.I need to summon my courage for its wild, exhilarating, heart-stopping ride.Seven came back quite close together, then there was a heart-stopping silence which went on and on.Few things are as instantly heart-stopping to a computer user as the time when his machine starts to behave erratically.Terrified that he would guess her wanton reaction to the heart-stopping touch of his hand, Isabel jerked her head away.
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