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Spell check of gripping

Correct spelling: gripping

Synonyms:
clasping, engaging, captivating, commanding, bewitching, enthralling, directing, immersing, controlling, consuming, newsworthy, original, alive, dominating, governing, involving, entrancing, holding, riveting, swaying, adhering, retaining, grappling, fascinating, arresting, enchanting, engrossing, seizing, charging, absorbing, disciplining, thought-provoking, mastering, spellbinding, interesting, clutching, keeping, coordinating, embracing, having, reigning, intriguing, exciting, excite, grasping, ruling, managing.

Antonyms:
tiresome, pedantic, wearying, uninteresting, dispiriting, boring, tedious, pedestrian, tiring, unexciting, discouraging, operose, dreary, sterile, dull, dry, wearisome, drab, disheartening, humdrum, monotonous, heavy, demoralizing.

Examples of usage:

1) The glare of it was dazzling, and when it vanished Florence was left gripping the balustrade, bewildered and wrapped in an intolerable darkness. - "A Prairie Courtship", Harold Bindloss.

2) Now, she was lying in her bed, as he had once seen his mother lie, with her hair spread about the pillow, her hands gripping the sheets, her eyes wide and black- the vast, hard bed- room closing her in, shutting her down- She who loved comfort, who feared any pain, who would have Life safe and easy, that she should be forced- The house was very still about him- no sound came up to him; it seemed to him that the hush was deliberate. - "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.

3) That's what I want to know, Deirdre cried, her hands gripping the arms of the chair. - "The Pioneers", Katharine Susannah Prichard.

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