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sensational

adjective uk   /senˈseɪ.ʃən.əl/ us  
C2 approving very good, exciting, or unusual: a sensational sports car/dress She looks sensational (= extremely attractive) in her new dress.C1 disapproving Sensational news reports and articles are intended to be shocking and exciting rather than serious: Some of the more sensational newspapers have given a lot of coverage to the scandal.
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