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Definition of "captivating" []

  • That captivates; fascinating (adjective)
  • Beautiful; showing great beauty (adjective)
  • Present participle of captivate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "captivating" in a sentence
  • "Snow globes contain captivating miniature worlds, portraying Evergreen trees, snow-capped houses and horse drawn carriages."
  • "Larger-than-life people in which the word captivating understates their magnetic personalities."
  • "Entire lives are laid out with remarkable precision, in captivating prose: a screenwriter carries on a decades-long affair with a beautiful actress, whose descent into addiction he can neither turn from nor share; a bored husband picks up a mysterious woman only to find that his ego has led him woefully astray; a world-beating Silicon Valley executive receives an unwelcome guest at his mansion in the hills; a scuba dive guides uneasy newlyweds to a point of no return."