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A gripping, emotional and sensitive portrayal of sexual violence in Alaska that captured the full scope and complexity of the issue for every survivor involved.
HOW WE REPORT ON PAIN, DEATH AND TRAUMA WITHOUT LOSING OUR HUMANITYBY KARIM DOUMARAUGUST 26, 2021PROPUBLICA
Some of the most gripping sports drama in Japan this week took place not at the Tokyo Summer Olympics, but at Haneda Airport.
A BELARUSIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETE FOUND PROTECTION IN JAPAN. MOST REFUGEES DO NOTTIM HORNYAK/TOKYOAUGUST 5, 2021TIME
The most gripping moments of this year’s Tour de France, for me, came during the rain-soaked final climb of the eighth stage, on the first day in the Alps.
INSIDE THE DECISION-MAKING OF A TOUR DE FRANCE TEAMMMIRHASHEMJULY 29, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
From the Hailstone family of nine to Jessie Holmes, who lives with his 40 sled dogs, each person’s backstory is gripping.
THE 10 BEST OUTDOOR REALITY SHOWS OF ALL TIMEMIKE BLOOMJULY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Host Brandon Jenkins takes you on a richly layered, well-researched and gripping journey into music history.
GREAT LISTENS ABOUT GREAT MUSICSEAN CULLIGANJUNE 25, 2021OZY
His refurbished assault on our dysfunctional rights culture is gripping, even thrilling.
WHY ARE OUR DEBATES ABOUT RIGHTS SO TOXIC?AZIZ HUQMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her first novel, “Strangers on a Train,” is a gripping psychological thriller.
HIGHSMITH AT 100: LITERARY LEGACY MARRED BY RACISMKATHI WOLFEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
This new robot has an extendable arm with a gripping mechanism on the end that allows it to move objects around.
SAMSUNG’S NEW ROBOTS WILL DO THE DISHES AND NAG YOU TO GET OFFLINESTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIPPING

  • adrenalizing
  • appealing
  • arousing
  • bracing
  • breathtaking
  • challenging
  • electrifying
  • energizing
  • exhilarating
  • gripping
  • hair-raising
  • hectic
  • inspiring
  • interesting
  • invigorating
  • lively
  • moving
  • provocative
  • rousing
  • spine-tingling
  • stirring
  • thought-provoking
  • thrilling
  • titillating
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