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captivating

adjective

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captivating

verb
present participle of captivate

Synonyms & Antonyms of captivating (Entry 2 of 2)

to attract or delight as if by magic
  • the clown captivated the toddlers with his balloon tricks

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The first known use of captivating was in 1675

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“Captivating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captivating. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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