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adjective as in pleasing

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The ultra-sharp images of galaxy-speckled skies and cloudlike nebulae are entrancing, a look literally millions of years into the past.

Hello Future by Farah Al Qasimi, CapriciousHello Future is an entrancing collection of observations from Farah Al Qasimi’s photographic, performance and film practice.

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Regardless of its origins, the bubble is as entrancing as ever.

“Kirtan” is still an entrancing listen, an intimate glimpse of an artist whose greatness has only just been acknowledged in this world.

The first sculpture I saw, after a five- or 10-minute hike through the woods, was one of three entrancing pieces by Haegue Yang, a South Korean artist who has fabricated upright, disc-like forms made from light gray, corrugated soapstone.

The steady, entrancing rhythms are a well-established motif in dramatizations of the American war in Vietnam.

Its emotional core is also sure, and serious, entrancing and relatively dark.

The war is an entrancing possibility, but not yet a reality, and it remains that way throughout the novel.

Never had the music sounded so entrancing; never had her own feet felt so light.

A large five-light stained glass window occupies the chancel end; but there is nothing very entrancing in its appearance.

Music filled the air with entrancing strains, wooing light feet to the giddy dance.

Pardon me, I kept you on the floor too long; but your step was so perfect, the music so entrancing, I forgot myself.

And suddenly Edward Henry recognized in her the entrancing creature of fifteen years ago!


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to entrancing, such as: enticing, fascinating, delightful, orphic, rapturous, and winsome.

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