riveting

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • His love was riveting bonds upon him, making his spirit as water. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • A positively riveting species done nothing like any sort of justice by pictures.
  • Needing no riveting nor anything else -- and one could do it fast! Cited from Space Tug, by Murray Leinster
  • Riveting is still widely used in applications where light weight and high strength are critical, such as in an aircraft.
  • And performers, when they do come, are not always successful in riveting the attention of their audience. Cited from Mr. Punch's History of the Great War, by Punch
  • They pour their hearts out at every show and it's a riveting experience to watch them in action.
  • He liked stories that were riveting and could be turned into movies.
  • No painter ever before succeeded in so riveting the attention of spectators in the presence of death. Cited from The Harris-Ingram Experiment, by Charles E. Bolton
  • Riveting, a dying art, is now only used on a small scale for building railway bridges and ships.
  • She told them of her riveting personal experiences since the war began in August 1914.
  • For good, sound work, machine riveting is the best. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891, by Various
  • Surrounded by his bodyguards and other security staff members, he performed riveting musical interpretations.
  • Her recitative, from the moment she entered, was riveting by its truth. Cited from Great Singers, First Series, by George T. Ferris
  • At this time of his life, he was riveting friendships which were never to be broken. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • It will be found easier usually if the holder is not shaped until after the riveting is done. Cited from The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1, by Popular Mechanics
  • All were employed under his directions, while he was engaged in riveting a pipe into a large copper vessel. Cited from James Braithwaite, the Supercargo, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Three riveting machines were made, one for each set of tracks, and one for reserve when repairs might be needed.
  • However, the better part of the movie is riveting.
  • Shehan finds his pain riveting and it's easy to see why.
  • He was part of some of the most riveting cases of his times, including the famous INA trials.
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Root form of riveting is rivet for the verb.

How riveting gets used

Words starting with riveting

Meaning of riveting

  • verb Fasten with a rivet or rivets
  • verb Hold (someone's attention)
    The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists