engrossing engrossing  /ɪn ˈɡroʊ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of arousing and holding the attention

Usage(s):

  1. It's an engrossing story of how the West was won--or bought.
  2. A sex case that is engrossing Malaysia's public and stirring political unrest is getting even more bizarre.
  3. Her book is as perversely engrossing, gossipy and gamy as a clandestine conversation in the lobby.

News

  1. 99 Words About ... Showtime's Overstuffed 'Ray Donovan'

    "Ray Donovan's" (10 p.m. Sunday, Showtime) title character, an all-around tough guy (Liev Schreiber), is L.A.'s best fixer. Hire him to make a problem - any problem - go away and consider it gone. But the engrossing new drama from "Southland" creator Ann
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. The Mother Who Was Once Denied is a Stirring Memoir of Womanhood

    New engrossing book presents an inspiring play about one woman who never loses faith amidst a judgmental world. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/MaryBottomTinsley/TheMotherWhoWasOnceDenied/prweb10862800.htm
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. 2013 Confederations Cup: 5 Standout Players Following the Group Stage

    The Group stage of the Confederations Cup is beyond us, and the four remaining teams now approach the business end of the competition. The early stages of the contest brought a number of fascinating, engrossing clashes and football of the highest order. There were also a series of outstanding performances from players across the spectrum of competing teams. This article profiles five of the ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  • "It'll be a fantastically engrossing game as normal against Liverpool," Ferguson said. "You can't avoid the intensity of it, the tension, the atmosphere. The game that players always want to play in."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: International Herald Tribune

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tangible tangible
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