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Stimulating careful consideration or attention.‘thought-provoking questions’
absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, riveting, gripping, compelling, compulsive, spellbinding, captivating, engaging, enthralling, entrancing, beguilingView synonyms
- ‘This thought-provoking book raises more questions than it answers.’
- ‘He held his vast audience captive by his thought-provoking exposition of the holy text.’
- ‘This was a very thought-provoking and interesting presentation for me to attend.’
- ‘The basic creative material was there for an absorbing, thought-provoking novel.’
- ‘Why such gruesome murders are happening again and again is really a thought-provoking question.’
- ‘This is a fascinating and thought-provoking book, laced with genuine wit and elegantly written.’
- ‘There are fascinating and thought-provoking stories of everyday life and insights into how different people live.’
- ‘That thought-provoking little parable raises some interesting questions about education.’
- ‘On one hand, it was among the most exciting and thought-provoking shows of the season.’
- ‘The film is well-paced, beautifully shot and as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.’
- ‘However, it has some interesting, thought-provoking observations to make.’
- ‘The volume as a whole is thought-provoking and rewards careful study.’
- ‘I had an interesting and thought-provoking conversation with a fellow plant enthusiast last week.’
- ‘All of you have written things that I have found thought-provoking and/or intriguing!’
- ‘I didn't feel I could answer the questions in an honest, thought-provoking way.’
- ‘I will remember this film as entertaining, enlightening and thought-provoking.’
- ‘Needless to say, our conversation was both thought-provoking and entertaining.’
- ‘To do justice to this thought-provoking question we'll need to take a stroll down memory lane.’
- ‘It was brilliant, entertaining, harmonic, thought-provoking and soothing all at once.’
- ‘The articles he wrote were extraordinary, riveting and thought-provoking.’
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