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rivet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rivet

  1. to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective <everyone riveted their eyes on the trick that the magician was performing on stage> Synonyms center, fasten, focus, concentrate, trainRelated Words aim, direct, home (in on), hone in (on), level, nail, point, set, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind; fixate (on), obsess (over); refocus




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