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synonyms for gripping

  • captivating
  • engrossing
  • enthralling
  • exciting
  • fascinating
  • interesting
  • intriguing
  • riveting
  • spellbinding
  • arresting
  • consuming
  • monopolizing
  • preoccupying
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antonyms for gripping

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  • boring
  • repulsive
  • unexciting
  • uninteresting
  • unstimulating
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How to use gripping in a sentence

From the Hailstone family of nine to Jessie Holmes, who lives with his 40 sled dogs, each person’s backstory is gripping.
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Host Brandon Jenkins takes you on a richly layered, well-researched and gripping journey into music history.
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His refurbished assault on our dysfunctional rights culture is gripping, even thrilling.
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Her first novel, “Strangers on a Train,” is a gripping psychological thriller.
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This new robot has an extendable arm with a gripping mechanism on the end that allows it to move objects around.
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Zeal, who was sitting stiffly forward, his hands gripping the arms of his chair, laughed dryly.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
On the bridge he paused and, gripping the parapet, made a surprise attack upon his enemy.
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Just as the motor got busy, the dog dropped beside Matt, gripping his right sleeve and tearing a piece out of the stout leather.
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"But about your affairs, my child," continued Aunt Maria, suddenly gripping a fresh subject after her quick and startling fashion.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Large and tightly fitted corks may be drawn by gripping the nails with a pair of pliers.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIPPING

  • arresting
  • captivating
  • consuming
  • engrossing
  • enthralling
  • exciting
  • fascinating
  • gripping
  • interesting
  • intriguing
  • monopolizing
  • preoccupying
  • riveting
  • spellbinding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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