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His refurbished assault on our dysfunctional rights culture is gripping, even thrilling.
Her first novel, “Strangers on a Train,” is a gripping psychological thriller.Highsmith at 100: Literary legacy marred by racism|Kathi Wolfe|February 10, 2021|Washington Blade
This new robot has an extendable arm with a gripping mechanism on the end that allows it to move objects around.Samsung’s new robots will do the dishes and nag you to get offline|Stan Horaczek|January 13, 2021|Popular Science
My body used for his hard pleasure; a stone god gripping me in his hands.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The second pitfall is that Tendulkar has given the reader little of what should be a gripping, meaningful story of his life.
Each book has gripping scenes on the fear that permeated Argentina in those years.
And the string of episodes that aired before that were gripping, noble, and simply entertaining to watch.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the simultaneously gripping and chilling hold of Serial is that its characters are real people.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession|Emily Shire|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zeal, who was sitting stiffly forward, his hands gripping the arms of his chair, laughed dryly.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
On the bridge he paused and, gripping the parapet, made a surprise attack upon his enemy.Uncanny Tales|Various
Just as the motor got busy, the dog dropped beside Matt, gripping his right sleeve and tearing a piece out of the stout leather.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
"But about your affairs, my child," continued Aunt Maria, suddenly gripping a fresh subject after her quick and startling fashion.Overland|John William De Forest
Large and tightly fitted corks may be drawn by gripping the nails with a pair of pliers.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various