riveting


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riv·et·ing

 (rĭv′ĭ-tĭng)
adj.
Wholly absorbing or engrossing one's attention; fascinating: a riveting science-fiction novel.

riv′et·ing·ly adv.

riveting

(ˈrɪvətɪŋ)
adj
absolutely fascinating; enthralling
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.riveting - capable of arousing and holding the attentionriveting - capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
interesting - arousing or holding the attention

riveting

Translations

riveting

rivetting [ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ]
A. N (Tech) → remachado m
B. ADJ (= fascinating) → fascinante, cautivador

riveting

[ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ] adj [performance, show, book, speaker, personality] → captivant(e)

riveting

adj (= gripping)fesselnd; the book is a riveting readdas Buch ist spannender or fesselnder Lesestoff; it’s riveting stuffes ist faszinierend

rivet(t)ing

nNieten nt

riveting

[ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ] adj (gripping) → avvincente
References in classic literature ?
If there should be no army, whither would the militia, irritated by being called upon to undertake a distant and hopeless expedition, for the purpose of riveting the chains of slavery upon a part of their countrymen, direct their course, but to the seat of the tyrants, who had meditated so foolish as well as so wicked a project, to crush them in their imagined intrenchments of power, and to make them an example of the just vengeance of an abused and incensed people?
But he never thought--never, my poor, dear, sanguine Richard, capable of so much happiness then, and with such better things before him-- what a fatal link was riveting between his fresh youth and her faded age, between his free hopes and her caged birds, and her hungry garret, and her wandering mind.
She would have been content for her mother to repeat that word almost indefinitely--a soothing word when uttered by another, a riveting together of the shattered fragments of the world.
The temptation was certainly great: she was very fond of the exercise, and the gratification of riding on a fine horse, with Captain Lydgate, Sir Godwin's son, on another fine horse by her side, and of being met in this position by any one but her husband, was something as good as her dreams before marriage: moreover she was riveting the connection with the family at Quallingham, which must be a wise thing to do.
Winter had been long months in riveting them, and not in a day were they to be broken, not even by the thunderbolt of spring.
I have noted your absent mind, your kindling eye, your trying and riveting of old harness.
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Riveting was the only method of fastening together the plates and frames of early iron and steel ships.
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We used to be up there riveting on the fuselage and wheel wells, whistling at the 4F guys who'd come walking through the (Lockheed) plant,'' Clare said, evoking a memory that made Myrtle laugh out loud.