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  • adv. In an engrossing way.


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  • Walters delivers an intense, engrossingly structured tour de force about survival and "the secret of freedom, courage."

    The Devil's Feather by Minette Walters: Book summary

  • “Hard-charging action sequences, steamy sex scenes, and a surprising government conspiracy make this debut, the first in a series, engrossingly fun.”

    Etched in Bone

  • There are few hard facts to be learned, but a deft conclusion pulls together the elusive, engrossingly atmospheric strands.

    The Spy Game by Georgina Harding: Book summary

  • In fact, he sets up and presents the pivotal mid-1950s so engrossingly that the book's d é nouement, after the 707 wins key orders, comes off as a bit rushed.

    Shrinking the World

  • How affecting he is now, outlining aspects of the divisive mess that's ensued since the deaths of Doctors Bond and Barnes, in this engrossingly sad indictment of power gone awry, directed by Don Argott serving as his own cinematographer.

    Michael Henry Adams: The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

  • Lowdown: Hard-charging action sequences, steamy sex scenes, and a surprising government conspiracy makes this debut, the first in a series, engrossingly fun.

    EW Reviews SF/F

  • After all, is it as easy to get so engrossingly involved in an emergency in a mere TV studio compared to the excitement of a presidential election and running the world?

    Razzle dazzle 'em

  • The rhythm of Gray's film is gentle, musical; each scene engrossingly cinematic, as so little happens, so little clutters the set.

    Karin Badt: Cannes 2008: No Love in Two Lovers

  • About an hour into its engrossingly wild and explosive proceedings, at the moment when its band of mysteriously motivated nerdy computer-geek bad guys seemed about to bring the country to its knees by shutting off all power and communications on the Fourth of July, the screen suddenly went black, and two simultaneously activated overhead lights went on to keep the audience from being plunged into total darkness.

    Bruce Willis��� Live Free or Die Hard Explodes With Tenderness

  • The truths of evolution, along with many other scientific truths, are so engrossingly fascinating and beautiful; how truly tragic to die having missed out on all that!

    The God Delusion


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