engrossing


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catching and holding the full attention

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capable of arousing and holding the attention

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Blend a thriller with the story of an uncertain reunion and family estrangement and you have a powerful saga that is replete with tension and engrossing changes.
ENGROSSING was unlucky not to get off the mark for new connections at Haydock last month and should be backed in the FSB Health and Wellbeing Handicap at Ayr.
ENGROSSING was arguably unlucky not to get off the mark for new connections at Haydock last month and should be backed to gain compensation in the FSB Health & Wellbeing Handicap at Ayr.
An engrossing saga evolves, perfect for teens looking for a fast-paced fantasy.
A number of engrossing shows will also be held, of which Aladdin and the slinky show have roused a lot of interest.
First up is The Pipe (Cert 15, HHHHH), an engrossing look at Irish villagers taking on Shell's plans to lay a gas pipeline through their local bay.
Written in first person perspective, Living Jonathan's Life is an engrossing, solid narrative as well as a sharply cautionary tale against the rising popularity of painkillers--drugs that are more easily accessible than ever thanks to the internet, and that have become the drug of choice among teens, even surpassing marijuana.
In this conclusion to an engrossing fantasy epic loosely based on an ancient Persian tale, the Farsalans are fighting to defend their land from Hrum rule.
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.
Readers who believe in the power of voodoo or are willing to suspend their own disbelief will be rewarded with an engrossing, intense read.
From general information on how to make small talk safely and avoid common communication problems, to body language recommendations and warnings against inappropriate gestures in different nations (for example, a raised thumb is considered offensive in Australia and the Middle East), to countless case studies of problems and communication issues brought about by different cultural norms and expectations, When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh is not only a "must-have" resource for globetrotters but also an engrossing to lay readers curious about the sharp differences in how folks from different nations relate.
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.