engrossing


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Synonyms for engrossing

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catching and holding the full attention

Synonyms for engrossing

capable of arousing and holding the attention

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Engrossing then spent a year and a half in the wilderness - and when he did eventually reappear at Redcar in April of this year he was running for trainer Ruth Carr.
Engrossing then spent a year and a half in the wilderness and when he did eventually reappear at Redcar in April of this year, he was running for trainer Ruth Carr.
It's an engrossing and poignant look at one of the sport's true legends.
Despite the geopolitical themes, the filmmakers have not neglected to make ``Syriana'' an engrossing thriller.
Olsen and Will Scheffer's Big Love--HBO's latest Sunday night serial, debuting March 12--is an engrossing peek at the loves that dare not speak their name.
Readers who have followed THE DA VINCI CODE will find THE DA VINCI FRAUD: WHY THE TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION equally engrossing.
In his rich description of the ways that students talk and interact, of their empty values and their lack of idealism, Wolfe serves up an ugly but engrossing depiction of "academic" life in which academics play an insignificant part.
The visual imagery created by the authors is vividly detailed, the mindset of the characters engrossing.
In Blitz's engrossing, nail-biting, and wonderfully sympathetic film we watch Angela, April, Ashley, Emily, Harry, Napur, Nell, and Ted prepare for the event by pouring over dictionaries until their pupils dilate, and then stand helplessly (and hopefully) in the wings as they face off against 250 others and a bag of impossible words.
But if Urania is a good read, it is also an important one, and Finucci's erudite, engrossing, and clearly-expressed introduction does a wonderful job presenting Bigolina's life and work in the context not only of Renaissance views of women, but the full scope of the complex Italian literary tradition from which this text emerges.
He describes with wit and engrossing detail how inventors strive to make the perfect object, no matter how simple or utilitarian it may be.
Easy to read and engrossing, The Art of the Steal shares unsettling information that can help people and businesses protect themselves.
David Matless' engrossing and important book is a welcome recent reissue in paperback.
The result is a long but engrossing police and psychological thriller about how a whistleblower drew ADM's schemes to the attention of the authorities, and how they eventually closed in on the company.
Chandos's production standards are high, as always, and clocking in with 70 minutes of engrossing music from an under-appreciated 20th-century master composer, this is a wonderful disc indeed.