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Synonyms for suspenseful

(of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense

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The final scene played suspensefully, perhaps due more to viewers' expectations than anything else.
It consists suspensefully of a single sentence toward whose climactic resolution the mind races.
Yet Dik was too much of a craftsman either to let moralizing subsume the narrative tension essential to a good tale, or to disregard the techniques necessary for spinning it as suspensefully as possible.
A debate about Arlt and Borges is just one of many regarding various literary figures, and Piglia dazzles the reader with several unexpected pairings, including the retelling of a meeting between Hitler and Kafka described suspensefully through the eye of an investigator who patiently pieces together the clues.
At the beginning of each chapter, Taylor interjects into his narrative an important fact about the history of the making and dropping of the bomb, so that the entire novel is suspensefully set in the context of this timeline of information.
But if you apply the crime doesn't pay (or at least not until you get out and retrieve the loot) message, then this suspensefully reconstructed trilogy of true tales could as easily have been Hollywood drama.