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For companies that can afford it, that hefty price tag has usually been a small price to pay for access to a hundred million captivated viewers.
IS THE COST OF A SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL STILL WORTH IT FOR ADVERTISERS?ADAM EPSTEINFEBRUARY 5, 2021QUARTZ
News of the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease, and the half dozen ransom notes and 15 telephone calls to the Greenlease family that followed, “captivated the imagination of the United States” Heidenry said.
THE LAST TIME A WOMAN WAS EXECUTED FOR A FEDERAL CRIME, A KIDNAPPING RIVETED THE NATIONSAMANTHA SCHMIDTJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What captivated Chelsea about Alula was that it was something she wished had existed when she wanted to be a better support system for her close friends who are breast cancer survivors.
BACKED BY CHELSEA CLINTON’S VENTURE CAPITAL FUND, THIS STARTUP AIMS TO MAKE HAVING CANCER LESS LONELYRACHEL KINGJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
So the nature of that storytelling and the ability to share with others, I think, is what made The Sims captivate people for so long.
'IT NEARLY BRINGS ME TO TEARS.' 20 YEARS ON, THE SIMS' DIEHARD FANS COULD NEVER LET GOMATTHEW GAULTMARCH 16, 2020TIME
He still acknowledged that her beauty was the most complete; but he found in Camilla a variety that was captivation.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
If all the varied hues of captivation her changing humor wore were but the deep practised lures of coquetry?
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Two or three jests adapted to Andrew's palate achieved his momentary captivation.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Art can accomplish much, but it cannot supply the inherent captivation that constitutes the puissance of Rosalind.
THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDCARL VAN VECHTEN
He knew that Clare Kenwardine was not the girl to attempt his captivation merely because he had shown himself susceptible.
BRANDON OF THE ENGINEERSHAROLD BINDLOSS
Unless, of course, its incentive had lain in consciousness of Summerlad's nave captivation.
LINDA LEE, INCORPORATEDLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CAPTIVATION

  • allurement
  • attraction
  • captivation
  • fascination
  • happiness
  • rapture
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