verb (used with object), cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing.
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Aside from oil, Russia has two great exports: brilliant, heady novelists and captivating dashboard camera videos.
But Roitfeld, ever the captivating subject, saves the film from feeling like B-roll.Carine Roitfeld Documentary ‘Mademoiselle C’ Offers Intimate Look|Isabel Wilkinson|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Del Rey is captivating with her new dark tresses and crimson-tinted lips, and a full orchestra plays as her backup band.Lana Del Rey, Skylar Grey & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|May 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jean Trinh picks the most captivating ones and pairs them with video evidence.'The Shining': The Craziest Theories Behind the Film|Jean Trinh|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It makes for fiery, captivating, and even uncomfortable television, which is pretty great to watch.Barbara Walters Needs to Hire Brooke Shields for ‘The View’|Kevin Fallon|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To me there was nothing of that engaging, captivating manner which I had been taught to expect by many even of her enemies.Maria Edgeworth|Helen Zimmern
Su-sus beauty was of a most refined style, with a captivating sweetness of voice and grace of movement.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
The persons who liked Ruth thought her beautiful; they asserted that her countenance had in it something which was captivating.Horace Chase|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Whoever he might be, his manner and his talk were captivating.The Evil Genius|Wilkie Collins
A few years ago, an American woman of captivating address gained great reputation in Paris as a milliner.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall