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synonyms for rivetting

  • attract
  • captivate
  • charm
  • delight
  • enchant
  • entertain
  • excite
  • fascinate
  • pique
  • please
  • rivet
  • tickle
  • titillate
  • appeal
  • bait
  • con
  • draw
  • grab
  • hook
  • interest
  • mousetrap
  • pull
  • tout
  • lead on
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antonyms for rivetting

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  • bore
  • depress
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • displease
  • offend
  • refuse
  • repel
  • repulse
  • tire
  • turn off
  • let go
  • push
  • release
  • forget
  • neglect
  • dissipate
  • repulse
  • repel
  • cancel
  • let go
  • distract
  • misunderstand
  • vomit
  • spew
  • exude
  • emit
  • eject
  • disperse
  • ignore
  • reject
  • release
  • change
  • move
  • unfasten
  • forget
  • confuse
  • take
  • leave
  • neglect
  • displace
  • take out
  • remove
  • transfer
  • release
  • energize
  • detach
  • disorganize
  • unsettle
  • refuse
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    How to use rivetting in a sentence

    Another of the firm's commercials suggested the rivetting if iron lasts were used.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    My unfortunate misconception of painful facts may have been the means of rivetting those irons upon your limbs.
    MARK HURDLESTONESUSANNA MOODIE
    These letters were addressed to Maccari's wife, and contained what is termed "rivetting" evidence.
    THE BARREL MYSTERYWILLIAM J. (WILLIAM JAMES) FLYNN
    Rivetting is, perhaps, the best mode, as it is not liable to shake loose by the vibration of the hammer.
    ELECTRIC BELLS AND ALL ABOUT THEMS. R. BOTTONE
    It may be attached to the iron of the armature, either by soldering, by rivetting, or by means of two small screws.
    ELECTRIC BELLS AND ALL ABOUT THEMS. R. BOTTONE
    Several specimens of faulty rivetting and caulking were exhibited to the meeting, and a sketch of one of them is shown in Fig. 52.
    RECORDS OF STEAM BOILER EXPLOSIONSEDWARD BINDON MARTEN
    This man had a mate who made such a big kettle, that the man at one side could not hear the rivetting at the other!
    THE FOLK-TALES OF THE MAGYARSVARIOUS
    She realised from the fixed stare which he was rivetting on her that Julien had surmised rightly.
    THE RED AND THE BLACKSTENDHAL
    It was a big thing: water-tank, grindstone, a table for rivetting, a little anvil and a big wheel—all built upon a barrow.
    DITTE: GIRL ALIVE!MARTIN ANDERSEN NEXO
    The large rings are much worn, and have been ingeniously repaired by rivetting a new piece to each.
    THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND PREHISTORIC ANNALS OF SCOTLANDDANIEL WILSON
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