Women in the World kicked off last night by showcasing its greatest strength: compelling stories told by captivating women.
Olympia Snowe is starring as Hamlet these days, captivating and frustrating audiences in Washington and across the country.
No matter the feeling, the bubbling bubble-head is captivating, and sex-ed becomes an afterthought.
At about $15 a bottle, it is a cost-effective way of captivating party guests and intriguing connoisseurs.
Del Rey is captivating with her new dark tresses and crimson-tinted lips, and a full orchestra plays as her backup band.
Wold exhibited his fine person and exerted all his captivating powers of intellect.
Her manner was gracious, kindly, captivating—she intended it to be all that.
It was celebrated in the library at Bowood, where Sydney so often enchanted the captivating circle afterwards by his wit.
He was captivating though, and next to Yann the finest-built lad of the crew.
Why do captivating and fascinating creatures, such as he was, ever grow old?
1520s, "to enthrall with charm," from Late Latin captivatus, past participle of captivare "to take, capture," from captivus (see captive). Literal sense (1550s) is rare or obsolete in English, which uses capture (q.v.). Latin captare "to take, hold" also had a transferred sense of "to entice, entrap, allure." Related: Captivated; captivating; captivatingly.