Synonyms of gripping


1. grip, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"

2. grapple, grip, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"

3. fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind, interest

usage: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"


1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting, interesting (vs. uninteresting)

usage: capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"

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