riveting
[ ri-vuh-ting ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Middle English from Old French, from river "fix, clinch," of unknown ultimate origin
Synonyms
  • absorbing captivating compelling enchanting
Antonyms
  • boring repellent repulsive
Definition
absolutely fascinating; enthralling
Example
A) Tina's story was so riveting that her friends were on the edges of their seats. B) He finished the riveting novel in one sitting; he couldn't put it down.
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