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King’s prose is stunningly gorgeous in this engrossing love story.

It’s an engrossing mix of footnoted history, acerbic political commentary and personal anecdotes.

Because of the pandemic, and not despite it, 2020’s most engrossing tales have a distinct richness.

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Naturally it isn’t quite the urgent, visceral experience that Gears normally is, but this is a surprisingly deep and engrossing game.

With one teacher and six or seven students, those forays are intimate and engrossing learning experiences that don’t translate to much larger groups.

You really were ahead of your time with Twin Peaks—this gritty, engrossing serial TV drama.

The high heel is revolutionary, and evolutionary, as an engrossing Brooklyn Museum show reveals.

The show provides an engrossing portrait of those designers and visionaries that made the high heel a symbol of status and sex.

The Netflix prison dramedy, with its binge-baiting release strategy, is engrossing in every sense of word.

Carvalho must track down killers but the more engrossing cases are those involving real puzzles.

She was lost in thought over her new book, which was engrossing her very deeply.

To students of comparative folklore and mythology the myths and legends of Babylonia present many features of engrossing interest.

"They are not particularly engrossing just now," said Miss Lepel evenly, indicating the book that lay upon her lap.

The most fascinating, engrossing and picturesque of the season's novels.

These were so engrossing that I took no count of the stations we passed through.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to engrossing, such as: absorbing, captivating, compelling, enthralling, exciting, and fascinating.

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