adjective \ˈri-və-tiŋ\

: very exciting or interesting

Full Definition of RIVETING

:  having the power to fix the attention :  engrossing, fascinating <a riveting story>
riv·et·ing·ly \-lē\ adverb

Examples of RIVETING

  1. <a riveting explanation of light waves that fascinated the class>

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