Definition of captivating in English:

captivating

Line breaks: cap¦tiv|at¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkaptɪveɪtɪŋ
 
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adjective

  • Capable of attracting and holding interest; charming: a captivating smile
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    • His children had apparently never seen anything more captivating.
    • Upon close observation, you will find inspiration in each of the artist's captivating images.
    • In contrast to the opening 45 minutes, the second period proved captivating.

Derivatives

captivatingly

adverb
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  • To illustrate this thesis, Hanson captivatingly narrates the details of the marches and men lead by three generals: Epaminondas, William Sherman, and George Patton.
  • These days, my skepticism about the current state of photography is mostly relegated to cameras which, despite being so captivatingly small, remain annoyingly enigmatic.
  • Although North America abounds with excellent ski resorts, some of the most captivatingly beautiful ones offering slopes the envy of the world are in Switzerland.

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