Boring and Riveting


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Boring adjective – Causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest.
Usage example: I wish this book weren't so boring; I keep falling asleep whenever I try to read it

Riveting is an antonym for boring.
Nearby Words: bore, bored
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Riveting adjective – Holding the attention or provoking interest.
Usage example: a riveting explanation of light waves that fascinated the class

Boring is an antonym for riveting in fascinating topic.
Nearby Words: riveted, rivet, riveter
Antonyms for Riveting
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sequence boring sequence riveting sequence
story boring story riveting story
film boring film riveting film
scenes boring scenes riveting scenes

Both words in one sentence

  • Kryptonite Is Everywhere In fact, it's the Game Master's job to ensure that the adventure is a riveting, enjoyable tale, so he or she is expected to alter the plot to provide challenge for the heroes, since a story where the hero is completely unchallenged is a very boring one.
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