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Synonyms for rivet
ˈrɪv ɪtriv·et

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  1. stud, rivetnoun

    ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

    he-man, stud poker, scantling, stud, macho-man, studhorse

  2. rivetverb

    heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together


  3. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetverb

    direct one's attention on something

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

    decoct, center on, concentrate on, focus, concentrate, sharpen, centralise, focus on, concenter, contract, digest, revolve around, condense, focalise, centre, center, boil down, focalize, revolve about, reduce, pore, concentre, centralize

  4. rivetverb

    fasten with a rivet or rivets

    focus, concentrate, center, centre, pore

  5. rivetverb

    hold (someone's attention)

    "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"

    focus, concentrate, center, centre, pore

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  1. rivetverb

    fasten, fix, make firm

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  1. Randolph Bourne:

    We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.

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