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cap·ti·vat·ing

captivating

 
pronunciation:
kaep t veI tihng
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing one to be charmed or fascinated, as by beauty or intellectual appeal.
He found her beautiful eyes and lovely smile captivating, and he couldn't help staring at her.The professor spoke eloquently, and the students, already intrigued by black holes, found the lecture captivating.