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See definition of suspenseful on Dictionary.com
  • as inspine-tingling
  • as inhistrionical
  • as intheatric
  • as indramatic
  • as inhair-raising

synonyms for suspenseful

  • electrifying
  • exciting
  • thrilling
  • sensational
  • startling
  • breathtaking
  • thrilling
  • impressive
  • striking
  • tense
  • powerful
  • climactic
  • theatrical
  • melodramatic
  • sudden
  • tragic
  • emotional
  • comic
  • vivid
  • affecting
  • effective
  • expressive
  • farcical
  • histrionic
  • thespian
  • electrifying
  • tragicomic
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How to use suspenseful in a sentence

It may leave a bad taste in your mouth, but — unlike the slew of “Gone Girl” knockoffs that clog the offerings of suspense fiction these days — it won’t bore you.
SURE, YOU MAY BE GROSSED OUT, BUT ‘A CERTAIN HUNGER’ IS A NAUGHTY PLEASUREMAUREEN CORRIGANDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If, after the election, you aren’t completely exhausted by the very idea of suspense, try any of these five late-in-the-year top-notch mysteries and thrillers, which are a welcome reminder that suspense can be fun.
LOVE SUSPENSE? HERE ARE 5 NEW THRILLERS THAT WILL HAVE YOU ON THE EDGE OF YOUR SEAT.RICHARD LIPEZNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So I'm hopeful that Suits can bring a fitting mix of suspense, action, and humor to Breach and just let Willis be Willis.
BRUCE WILLIS RETURNS TO SPACE TO KICK SOME ALIEN DERRIERE IN BREACH TRAILERJENNIFER OUELLETTENOVEMBER 12, 2020ARS TECHNICA
“We’re ready to get going, even though there’s some suspense about whether we’ll be in the majority or not, which will be answered in Georgia on January 5th,” McConnell said at a news conference with members of the GOP leadership Tuesday morning.
SENATORS ELECT MCCONNELL, SCHUMER AS LEADERS IN NEXT CONGRESS, BUT MAJORITY STILL TO BE DECIDEDFELICIA SONMEZNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The show maintains enough suspense and tension to spur things along, at least for the first few episodes.
NETFLIX’S THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR IS A CALM, LOVING STUDY IN HOW TO EXORCISE YOUR GHOSTSAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
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WORDS RELATED TO SUSPENSEFUL

  • affecting
  • breathtaking
  • climactic
  • comic
  • effective
  • electrifying
  • emotional
  • expressive
  • farcical
  • histrionic
  • impressive
  • melodramatic
  • powerful
  • sensational
  • startling
  • striking
  • sudden
  • suspenseful
  • tense
  • theatrical
  • thespian
  • thrilling
  • tragic
  • tragicomic
  • vivid
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