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show-stopper

The most exceptional or memorable performance or item among others; a stand-out. Yeah, the opening act was a real show-stopper—the headlining band was disappointing in comparison! All the pieces in the designer's collection were excellent, but the wedding dress was a real show-stopper.
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A bevy of 40 models will walk down the ramp sporting the latest trends of the season along with stunning show stoppers Sunny Leone, Kanika Kapoor and Henna Karzai.
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Show Stoppers (11 and up) for audition skills, dance and performance technique and script interpretation
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The West End Show Stoppers - a group of seven professional singers from Birmingham - will perform the show at Solihull Arts Complex on Sunday, February 17.
Catwalk show stoppers are strutting their stuff at one of the fashion highlights of the year.
Enjoy our Christmas festivities by joining us for a Themed Party Night in our ballroom on December 13 and 14 for a barn dance or on December 18 and 19 for a Show Stoppers evening.
That's what they'll say as you pitter-patter past them in these sizzling Italian show stoppers. Fiorangelo, T.
The ACPE Web lecture "primed the pump by getting me thinking about reasonable trade offs and clarified the issues that are show stoppers. By putting all of Sue's (Cejka's) years of experience on video, she showed me what happens in the real world for people who negotiate job opportunities every day.
The show itself will go on stage at New Brighton's Floral Pavilion Theatre in late October, although before then there will be another centenary show - A Century of Show Stoppers - at the same venue on April 28 and 29.
NO SHOW STOPPERS Currently, clay has great promise for taming a host of toxic algae, says Donald M.
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