Definition of 'rivet'
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This riveting two-part documentary follows her painstaking investigation. The Sun (2016)The phrase "weigh others heavy "riveted my attention. Christianity Today (2000)My attention was riveted upon two beautiful young women. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He draws the strands together with two riveting themes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The riveted metal shaft needs to run perfectly smoothly into the wooden shaft or you will get blisters or worse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a riveting human drama, an astonishing tale of resilience and technological ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has been a brilliantly written drama, riveting and full of twists and turns. The Sun (2010)All 90 minutes of the documentary are riveting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All attention is riveted on the faces, which stare past the viewer without a hint of emotion. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)This riveting drama is currently a one-off, but a series must surely follow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No, because we've watched something riveting and real. Times, Sunday Times (2009)IT'S hard to pin down but there is something totally riveting about the Texan band's fourth album. The Sun (2011)The case was completely riveting, not least because it was so unlike TV drama. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'rivet'
British English: rivet VERB
If you are riveted by something, it fascinates you and holds your interest completely.
As a child I remember being riveted by my grandfather's appearance.
Definition of rivet from the Collins English Dictionary
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