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Captivating | Day 72 | Word of the day

Captivating (ˈकैप्‌टिव़ेटिंग)

Adjective

मोहक, लुभावना

Mohak, Lubhavana

Captivating meaning in English

capable of attracting and holding interest

Pronunciation – kap-tuhv-ayt-uhng 

Synonyms (Related Similar Words)

Charming, alluring, appealing, attractive, bewitching, charismatic, charming, elfin, enchanting, engaging, entrancing, fascinating, fetching, glamorous (also glamourous), luring, magnetic, seductive

Also read some more related words

absorbing, arresting, engrossing, enthralling, galvanic, gripping, hypnotic, hypnotizing, mesmerizing, riveting, spellbinding, enticing, tantalizing, tempting, exciting, haunting, interesting, intriguing, titillating, beckoning, inviting, winning, darling, delightful, pleasant, pleasing

Antonyms (Related Opposite Words)

repellent (also repellant), repelling, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, unalluring, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, distasteful, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious

Also read some more related words

loathsome, nauseating, noisome, obnoxious, odious, offensive, shocking, sickening, drab, dreary, dull, flat, humdrum, jading, leaden, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous

Examples

1. She gave a captivating performance on the stage today.

2. We have heard that her beauty is quite captivating.

3. He certainly made his responses captivating and illuminating.

4. The descriptions of the characters in this book are captivating.

5. I found the ethical issues discussed utterly captivating.

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