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Synonyms for gripping
ˈgrɪp ɪŋgrip·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, rivetingadjective

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

    Synonyms:
    bewitching, fascinating, absorbing, engrossing, riveting, captivating, entrancing, enchanting, enthralling

    Antonyms:
    uninteresting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gripping":

    captivating

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#19926absorbing
#24869enchanting
#25980gripping
#28065captivating
#37760riveting
#54279engrossing
#70275enthralling
#85010bewitching
#117263entrancing

How to use gripping in a sentence?

  1. Norihiro Fujito:

    Fears are gripping fund managers. They are now reducing stocks and increasing cash to protect their funds, and when fears dominate, you could see some amazing pricings.

  2. Lauren Tarshis:

    It's been a wonderful surprise that kids of all types are fascinated by history, and they do like fast-paced plots and topics that are gripping, i get thronged by these fabulous little boys who have great ideas about a certain battle or detail in my books. And many of them springboard from my book into further research on their own.

  3. Carole Baron:

    It is a remarkable narrative -- gripping and moving -- and not surprisingly, a book that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  4. Stanley Kubrick:

    You're free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don't want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he's missed the point.

  5. Adam Hartstone-Rose:

    The pseudothumb is definitely more than just a nub, it has both a bone and cartilaginous extension and three distinct muscles that move it. The pseudothumb can wriggle in space and exert an amount of force equivalent to almost half the aye-ayes body weight. So it would be quite useful for gripping.

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